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Meaning of SLIM

Pronunciation:  slim

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  being of delicate or slender build; "she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris; "a slim girl with straight blonde hair"; "watched her slight figure cross the street"
  2. [adj]  small in quantity; "slender wages"; "a slim chance of winning"; "a small surplus"
  3. [v]  take off weight

SLIM is a 4 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: lean, little, lose weight, melt off, reduce, slender, slenderize, slight, slim down, small, thin, thin
 Antonyms: gain, put on
 See Also: change state, sweat off, turn



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Slim\, a. [Compar. {Slimmer}; superl. {Slimmest}.]
[Formerly, bad, worthless, weak, slight, awry, fr. D. slim;
akin to G. schlimm, MHG. slimp oblique, awry; of uncertain
origin. The meaning of the English word seems to have been
influenced by slender.]
1. Worthless; bad. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

2. Weak; slight; unsubstantial; poor; as, a slim argument.
   ``That was a slim excuse.'' --Barrow.

3. Of small diameter or thickness in proportion to the height
   or length; slender; as, a slim person; a slim tree.

Computing Dictionary
  1. A VLSI language for translating DFA's into circuits. J.L. Hennessy, "SLIM: A Simulation and Implementation Language for VLSI Microcode", Lambda, Apr 1981, pp.20-28.

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  2. A small, derivative change (e.g. to code).