ETYM Latin capillaris, from capillus hair. Related to Capillaire.
1. Long and slender with a very small internal diameter; SYN. hairlike.
2. Relating to or involving capillarity.
3. Pertaining to or like a hair.
1. Containing little excess; SYN. skimpy.
2. Not fat; skinny; trim.
3. Lacking in mineral content or combustible material.
4. Not profitable or prosperous.
5. (Metallurgy) Low in mineral content.
1. Having little width in proportion to the length or height
2. Very narrow; SYN. thin.
3. Being of delicate or light build; SYN. slight, slim.
4. Small in quantity; SYN. slim.
1. Having a slim or delicate build; not stout or massive in body; lacking in strength or substance; flimsy, frail; deficient in weight, solidity, or importance; trivial.
2. Small of its kind or in amount.
(Archaic) Slight or limited; especially in degree or intensity or scope
1. Have fine or very small constituent particles
2. Limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; SYN. little.
1. Of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
2. Lacking excess flesh; SYN. lean.
3. Lacking spirit or sincere effort
4. Relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous
5. (Of sound) Lacking resonance or volume
1. Abounding with willows.
2. Resembling a willow; pliant; flexible; pendent; drooping; graceful.