slight

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slight wind (usually refreshing) air , breeze , gentle wind , zephyr
kind of hedged investment meant to capture slight differences in price; when there is a difference in the price of something on two different markets the arbitrageur simultaneously buys at the lower price and sells at the higher price arbitrage
thin and slight asthenic , wispy
beautiful spreading fern of eastern North America and eastern Asia naturalized in western Europe; pinnately divided fronds show a slight tendency to fold when touched; pinnules enclose groups of sori in beadlike lobes bead fern , Onoclea sensibilis , sensitive fern
slight movement of the air breath
slight convexity (as of the surface of a road) camber
color, slight trace of cast , tinge
slight indication clue , hint
(architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent) corbel , truss
slight depression in the smoothness of a surface crease , crinkle , furrow , line , seam , wrinkle
slight, to cut , discourtesy , neglect , offend , overlook , rebuff , snub
slight wetness damp , dampness , moistness
slight depression dent
any slight depression in a surface dimple
body, slight and slender ectomorphic
slight competitive advantage edge
slight convexity in the shaft of a column; compensates for the illusion of concavity that viewers experience when the sides are perfectly straight entasis
slight depression in the midline just below the sternum (where a blow can affect the solar plexus) epigastric fossa , pit of the stomach
strong cotton and linen fabric with a slight nap fustian
slight suggestion or vague understanding glimmer , glimmering , inkling , intimation
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