Definition of Finning

1. Noun. The act of removing a live shark's fin, and releasing the shark back into the sea. ¹



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Definition of Finning

1. fin [v] - See also: fin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Finning

finnans
finned
finnemanite
finner
finners
finnesko
finnickier
finnickiest
finnicky
finnier
finniest
finnikin
finnikins
finnimbrun
finnimbruns
finning (current term)
finnmark
finnmarks
finnoc
finnocchio
finnochia
finnochio
finnock
finnocks
finns
finnsko
finny
fino
finocchi
finocchia

Literary usage of Finning

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1. Lockwood's Dictionary of Terms Used in the Practice of Mechanical by Joseph Gregory Horner (1892)
"finning.—The joint edges of a dried sand mould are more tender and fragile ... This process is termed finning, because a thin sheet of metal or "fin" forms ..."

2. An Introduction to the Italian Language: Containing Specimens Both of Prose by Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti (1755)
"... thec : a finning foul, I deny it not, Virgin ; yeti intreat thee, that thy infernal enemy may not laugh at my evil : remember that our finning made God, ..."

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