Definition of Fining

1. n. The act of imposing a fin&?;.



Definition of Fining

1. Verb. (present participle of fine) ¹

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Definition of Fining

1. the clarifying of wines [n -S]

Medical Definition of Fining

1. 1. The act of imposing a fin. 2. The process of fining or refining; clarification; also, the conversion of cast iron into suitable for puddling, in a hearth or charcoal fire. 3. That which is used to refine; especially, a preparation of isinglass, gelatin, etc, for clarifying beer. Fining pot, a vessel in which metals are refined. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fining

finickily
finickin
finickiness
finickinesses
finicking
finickity
finicky
finif
finified
finifies
finifs
finify
finifying
finikin
finiking
fining (current term)
finings
finis
finises
finish
finish coat
finish line
finish lines
finish nail
finish off
finish out
finish up
finish with
finishable
finished

Literary usage of Fining

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1. Juvenile Offenders by William Douglas Morrison (1897)
"CHAPTER X. fining. Value of fining—Increase of fining—Objection to fining juveniles —Imprisonment as an alternative to fining—Circumstances to be considered ..."

2. The Philadelphia Medical Museum by John Redman Coxe (1809)
"Method of fining Madeira Wine. " Much of the most excellent of our wine is, when new, darker than the darkest-coloured port or claret; this colour gradually ..."

3. Hand-book of Wines, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical: With a by Thomas McMullen (1852)
"PRINCIPLE OF fining RUSSIAM ISINGLASS AND WHITES OF EGGS EFFECTS AND ... THE principle of fining is to draw down with the fining particles to the bottom of ..."

4. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1878)
""Bright Sundays" is a handsome book for Sabbath reading, in 121110, with a hundred pictures, every other page, and fining text ; " Wee Willie CHRISTMAS-DAY ..."

5. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Bruno Kerl, William Crookes, Ernst Otto Röhrig (1870)
"Methods of Producing Steel by fining in Hearths. The variations, or methods, of the raw steel fining process are based on the quality of the pig-iron, ..."

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