hairline

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hairline

adjective

Definition of HAIRLINE

1
being of less than usual width <a hairline crack in the mug, almost too small to notice, was enough to make the mug break when filled with hot tea>
Antonyms broad, fat, wide
2
made or done with extreme care and accuracy <a hairline distinction between her rating of certain things as necessary and others as absolutely necessary>
Antonyms coarse, inexact, rough
3
meeting the highest standard of accuracy <an ultrasensitive telescope that requires hairline placement of the lenses>

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