Definition of Finings

1. Noun. Substances added to wine, beer and certain other beverages to remove organic compounds in order to improve clarity or to adjust the flavour or aroma. ¹



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Definition of Finings

1. fining [n] - See also: fining

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Finings

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finickiness
finickinesses
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finicky
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finings (current term)
finis
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Literary usage of Finings

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1. The Cyclopædia;: Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature.by Abraham Rees by Abraham Rees (1819)
"... of finings, may be evaporated without any addition, provided the boiling temperature be avoided by means of the fleam or water- bath above-mentioned ..."

2. Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts: In All the Useful and Domestic Arts by Colin MacKenzie (1854)
"Take the whites and shells of six fresh eggs, and proceed as with port finings. Claret requires to be kept warm in saw-dust when hull In I, Take an ounce ..."

3. Annals of the persecution in Scotland, from the Restoration to the Revolution by James Aikman (1842)
"... finings—Indulgence—Dissensions of the ministers—Sufferings of the indulged Mr Forrester and Mr Burnet abandon Prelacy—Their testimony— Proceedings at ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on Brewing, Based on Chemical and Economical Principles by William Black (1849)
"finings. ALL sorts of beer, if sound and well brewed, will, in due time, become bright; but when drank so new as is generally the practice, ..."

5. The Practical Sugar Planter: A Complete Account of the Cultivation and by Leonard Wray (1848)
"Defecation by the application of finings, as patented by the Honourable EC Howard, in 1812.—The cane-juice running from the mill is made to pass through ..."

6. Historical Notices of Scotish Affairs: Selected from the Manuscripts of Sir by David Laing (1848)
"... tho they concerned only afts of that incorporation, and finings upon the breach and violation ..."

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