very thin: a wafer-thin slice.
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wispy, slim, flimsy, delicate, translucent, paper-thin, cardboard, disposable, sheer, slight, attenuate, rarefied, refined, attenuated, insubstantial, papery, diaphanous, filmy, gossamer, permeable
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Examples from the Web for wafer-thin
His acknowledgement that his true mission is to reach that wafer-thin sliver of voters still sitting on the political fence.
The shell of the wall, exposed where the door frame had torn away, was wafer-thin.It Could Be Anything|John Keith Laumer