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finest, superlative; finer, comparative;
  1. Of high quality
    • - this was a fine piece of filmmaking
    • - fine wines
  2. (of a person) Worthy of or eliciting admiration
    • - what a fine human being he is
  3. Good; satisfactory
    • - relations in the group were fine
  4. Used to express one's agreement with or acquiescence to something
    • - anything you want is fine by me, Linda
    • - he said such a solution would be fine
  5. In good health and feeling well
    • - “I'm fine, just fine. And you?”
  6. (of the weather) Bright and clear
    • - it was another fine winter day
  7. Of imposing and dignified appearance or size
    • - a very fine Elizabethan mansion
  8. (of speech or writing) Sounding impressive and grand but ultimately insincere
    • - fine words seemed to produce few practical benefits
  9. Denoting or displaying a state of good, though not excellent, preservation in stamps, books, coins, etc

  10. (of gold or silver) Containing a specified high proportion of pure metal
    • - the coin is struck in .986 fine gold
  11. (of a thread, filament, or person's hair) Thin
    • - I have always had fine and dry hair
  12. (of a point) Sharp
    • - I sharpened the leads to a fine point
  13. Consisting of small particles
    • - the soils were all fine silt
  14. Having or requiring an intricate delicacy of touch
    • - exquisitely fine work
  15. (of something abstract) Subtle and therefore perceived only with difficulty and care
    • - the fine distinctions between the new and old definitions
  16. (of feelings) Refined; elevated
    • - you might appeal to their finer feelings
  1. Punish (someone) by making them pay a sum of money, typically as a penalty for breaking the law
    • - he was fined $600 and sentenced to one day in jail
  1. (in musical directions) The place where a piece of music finishes (when this is not at the end of the score but at the end of an earlier section that is repeated at the end of the piece)

  1. In a satisfactory or pleasing manner; very well
    • - “And how's the job-hunting going?” “Oh, fine.”

  1. all right: being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition; "an all-right movie"; "the passengers were shaken up but are all right"; "is everything all right?"; "everything's fine"; "things are okay"; "dinner and the movies had been fine"; "another minute I'd have been fine"
  2. money extracted as a penalty
  3. ticket: issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty; "I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street"; "Move your car or else you will be ticketed!"
  4. very well: an expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence
  5. finely: in a delicate manner; "finely shaped features"; "her fine drawn body"
  6. minutely precise especially in differences in meaning; "a fine distinction"
  7. FINE was created in 1998 and is an informal association of the four main Fair Trade networks: *F Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) *I International Fair Trade Association, now the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) *N Network of European Worldshops (NEWS! ...
  8. Fine is an album by the artist Snailhouse. It was released in 1994 on the Lunamoth label, and is distributed by Scratch Records.
  9. Avril Ramona Lavigne (born 27 September 1984) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, fashion designer, and actress. She was born in Belleville, Ontario, but spent the majority of her youth in the small town, Napanee, Ontario. ...
  10. Fine (French word meaning "fine", as in "high quality") is a term for some high quality French brandy (generally AOC), not including Cognac and Armagnac.
  11. A fine is money paid usually to superior authority, usually governmental authority, as punishment for a crime or other offence.
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  13. Fine champagne; French brandy; something that is fine; fine particles; to make finer, purer, or cleaner; to become finer, purer, or cleaner; to clarify (wine and beer) by filtration; Of superior quality; Of a particular grade of quality, usually between very good and very fine, and below ...
  14. (Finely) Very small, as in finely chopped, but not as small as minced.
  15. (fineness) a measure of particle size.
  16. (Fineness) A measure of the purity equal to the number of parts of pure silver in 1000 parts of the alloy; represents the purity of precious metals, either in monetary or bullion form.
  17. (fineness) The purity of a precious metal coin, usually expressed as a percentage one thousand parts.
  18. (Fineness) the purity of a precious metal measured in 1,000 parts of an alloy: a gold bar of .995 fineness contains 995 parts gold and 5 parts of another metal. Example: the American Gold Eagle is .9167 fine, which means it is 91.67% gold. A Canadian Maple Leaf has a fineness of . ...
  19. (Fineness) Usually expressed in parts per thousand, fineness is the proportion of silver or gold in a metal alloy. For example, Sterling Silver is 925. In other words, 925 parts per 1000 are silver. . Gold fineness is measured in Karats.
  20. (Fineness) The proportion of the pure precious metal in gold or silver coins and bullion. American gold coins were 9/10 fine, while British gold coins were 11/12 fine.
  21. (Fineness) The diameter in microns of individual alpaca fibers. Micron counts are done with very precise laboratory instruments. Genetics, nutrition, health, stress and age may affect fineness and it can change dramatically from year to year. ...
  22. The fineness designates the mass of the precious metal with the highest value within a jewelry, coin or bar. Thus 925 silver means for example, that there is a metal that consists of 925 parts silver and 75 parts of another metal.
  23. (Fineness) The purity of the precious metals used to mint a coin (i.e. 90% or .900 fine, 99.9% or .999 fine)
  24. Fineness describes the proportion of gold to silver alloys.
  25. (FINENESS) This is a word used to indicate the purity of gold.