• Fining Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Fine
  2. (n.) That which is used to refine; especially, a preparation of isinglass, gelatin, etc., for clarifying beer.
  3. (n.) The act of imposing a fin/.
  4. (n.) The process of fining or refining; clarification; also (Metal.), the conversion of cast iron into suitable for puddling, in a hearth or charcoal fire.

• Fin Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) End; conclusion; object.
  2. (v. t.) To carve or cut up, as a chub.
  3. (n.) A membranous, finlike, swimming organ, as in pteropod and heteropod mollusks.
  4. (n.) The hand.
  5. (n.) A finlike appendage, as to submarine boats.
  6. (n.) A blade of whalebone.
  7. (n.) The thin sheet of metal squeezed out between the collars of the rolls in the process of rolling.
  8. (n.) A finlike organ or attachment; a part of an object or product which protrudes like a fin
  9. (n.) A mark or ridge left on a casting at the junction of the parts of a mold.
  10. (n.) An organ of a fish, consisting of a membrane supported by rays, or little bony or cartilaginous ossicles, and serving to balance and propel it in the water.
  11. (n.) A feather; a spline.
  12. (n.) A fixed stabilizing surface, usually vertical, similar in purpose to a bilge keel on a ship.

Cinque, Five, Flipper, Louver, Louvre, Pentad, Phoebe, Quint, Quintet, Quintuplet, V,

• Fine Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) End; conclusion; termination; extinction.
  2. (superl.) Not coarse, gross, or heavy
  3. (superl.) (Used ironically.)
  4. (superl.) Not gross; subtile; thin; tenous.
  5. (a.) To make fine; to refine; to purify, to clarify; as, to fine gold.
  6. (superl.) Made of fine materials; light; delicate; as, fine linen or silk.
  7. (n.) A final agreement concerning lands or rents between persons, as the lord and his vassal.
  8. (superl.) Finished; brought to perfection; refined; hence, free from impurity; excellent; superior; elegant; worthy of admiration; accomplished; beautiful.
  9. (superl.) Having (such) a proportion of pure metal in its composition; as, coins nine tenths fine.
  10. (v. t.) To finish; to cease; or to cause to cease.
  11. (n.) A sum of money paid as the settlement of a claim, or by way of terminating a matter in dispute; especially, a payment of money imposed upon a party as a punishment for an offense; a mulct.
  12. (superl.) Thin; attenuate; keen; as, a fine edge.
  13. (superl.) Nice; delicate; subtle; exquisite; artful; skillful; dexterous.
  14. (a.) To change by fine gradations; as (Naut.), to fine down a ships lines, to diminish her lines gradually.
  15. (superl.) Not coarse; comminuted; in small particles; as, fine sand or flour.
  16. (v. i.) To pay a fine. See Fine, n., 3 (b).
  17. (superl.) Not thick or heavy; slender; filmy; as, a fine thread.
  18. (n.) A sum of money or price paid for obtaining a benefit, favor, or privilege, as for admission to a copyhold, or for obtaining or renewing a lease.
  19. (n.) To impose a pecuniary penalty upon for an offense or breach of law; to set a fine on by judgment of a court; to punish by fine; to mulct; as, the trespassers were fined ten dollars.
  20. (superl.) Aiming at show or effect; loaded with ornament; overdressed or overdecorated; showy.
  21. (a.) To make finer, or less coarse, as in bulk, texture, etc.; as. to fine the soil.
  22. (v. i.) To become fine (in any one of various senses); as, the ale will fine; the weather fined.
  23. (adv.) Finely; well; elegantly; fully; delicately; mincingly.
  24. (adv.) In a manner so that the driven ball strikes the object ball so far to one side as to be deflected but little, the object ball being driven to one side.

Amercement, Delicately, Exquisitely, Finely, Good, Mulct, Ticket,