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A sheet of stone
very little, very few

After his previous escapades, Mary had scant reason to believe John..

A slightly thinner measurement of a standard wood size
A block of stone sawn on two sides down to the bed level
{v} to limit, straiten, retrain, confine
{a} scarcely, hardly
{a} narrow, scanty
Sparing; parsimonious; chary
Timber: A slightly thinner measurement of a standard wood size
You use scant to indicate that there is very little of something or not as much of something as there should be. She began to berate the police for paying scant attention to the theft from her car
work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
To fail, or become less; to scantle; as, the wind scants
In a scant manner; with difficulty; scarcely; hardly
{s} lacking, having an inadequate supply; meager, barely sufficient, just enough; limited, deficient
To cut short; to make small, narrow, or scanty; to curtail
less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight"
As in "scant teaspoon," not quite full
Not quite up to full measure For example: a scant teaspoon of an ingredient would be less than a teaspoonful as opposed to a level teaspoon, rounded teaspoon or heaping teaspoon
emphasis If you describe an amount as scant, you are emphasizing that it is small. This hole was a scant .23 inches in diameter = mere
To limit; to straiten; to treat illiberally; to stint; as, to scant one in provisions; to scant ourselves in the use of necessaries
limit in quality or quantity
{f} cut, reduce, lessen; belittle, slight, snub; shortchange, give less than the correct quantity
very little
Scantness; scarcity
Not full, large, or plentiful; scarcely sufficient; less than is wanted for the purpose; scanty; meager; not enough; as, a scant allowance of provisions or water; a scant pattern of cloth for a garment
Masonry: A block of stone sawn on two sides down to the bed level
supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance"
scant of
lacking, having little
Done in a way that is slightly lacking, that is scant of how much should be provided

He scantly filled the bag, increasing his profits but getting dissatisified customers.

A type of underwear worn by men
{a} scarcely, hardly, nearly, penuriously
{n} narrowness, smallness
superlative of scant
{i} act of limiting or reducing something; act of shortchanging, giving less than the correct quantity
Scarcely; hardly; barely
barely, scarcely; scantily, in the manner of being in short supply
In a scant manner; not fully or sufficiently; narrowly; penuriously
The property of being scant
{i} scarcity, lack, state of being in short supply
The quality or condition of being scant; narrowness; smallness; insufficiency; scantiness
the quality of being meager; "an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes"-George Eliot
plural of scant