Complete Definition of "fin"

see|Fin
English

Pronunciation
fĭn, /fɪn/, /<tt>fIn</tt>/
audio|en-us-fin.ogg|Audio (US)
:Homophones: Finn
:Rhymes:English:-ɪn|Rhymes: -ɪn

Noun
fin (plural: fins)

  1. One of the appendages of a fish, used to propel itself and to manoeuvre/maneuver.
  2. A similar appendage of a cetacean or other marine animal.
  3. A thin, rigid component of an aircraft, extending from the fuselage and used to stabilise and steer the aircraft.
  4. A similar structure on the tail of a bomb, used to help keep it on course.
  5. A hairstyle, resembling the fin of a fish, in which the hair is combed and set into a vertical ridge along the top of the head from about the crown to the forehead.
  6. A device worn by divers and swimmers on their feet.
  7. An extending part on a surface of a radiator, engine, heatsink, etc., used to facilitate cooling.
  8. (U.S. slang) A five-dollar bill

Synonyms
i-c|appendange of a fish
i-c|appendage of a cetacean or other marine animal flipper (of mammals)
i-c|aircraft component
i-c|of a bomb vane
i-c|hairstyle
i-c|divece worn by divers flipper

Translations

trans-top|appendage of a fish
Czech: ploutev f
Danish: finne
Dutch: vin#Dutch|vin f^
Erzya: ÑÑлмо (sjolmo)
Finnish: evä
French: nageoire f
German: Flosse f
trans-mid
Italian: pinna f
Norwegian: finne m
Russian: плавник (plavník) m, пеÑо (peró) n (coll.)
Spanish: aleta f
Swedish: fena
trans-bottom

trans-top|appendage of a cetacean or other marine animal
Danish: finne
Erzya: ÑÑлмо (sjolmo)
Finnish: evä
German: Flosse f
Italian: pinna f
trans-mid
Norwegian: finne m
Russian: лаÑÑ (last) m, плавник (plavník) m
Swedish: fena, labb
trans-bottom

trans-top|aircraft component
Danish: halefinne
Dutch: vin#Dutch|vin f, staartvin f
French: empennage m
Italian: impennaggio m
trans-mid
Norwegian: finne m
Swedish: fena
trans-bottom

trans-top|of a bomb
Dutch: vin#Dutch|vin f
trans-mid
French: empennage m
Italian: impennaggio m
trans-bottom

trans-top|hairstyle
Norwegian: hanekam
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|device used by divers
Danish: finne
Dutch: zwemvlies m (usually in plural form: zwemvliezen)
Finnish: uimaräpylä (usually in plural form: uimaräpylät)
Italian: pinna f
Norwegian: svømmeføtter, finner
Russian: лаÑÑ (last) m (usually used in a plural form лаÑÑÑ, lásty)
trans-mid
Spanish: aleta f
Swedish: simfötter
trans-bottom

Translations to be checked

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ttbc|Ido: floso

Derived terms
anal fin
caudal fin
dorsal fin
paired fins
pectoral fin
pelvic fin
tail fin
unpaired fins


Bambara

Adjective
fin

  1. black

Synonyms
finman


Crimean Tatar

Adjective
fin

  1. Finnish.

References
R:Useinov-Mireev 2002

Category:Crimean Tatar adjectives


Danish

Adjective
fin

  1. fine
  2. choice
  3. fashionable

Category:Danish adjectives


French

Homonyms
faim

Noun
fin f

  1. end

Related terms
finir
final

Adjective
fin m (f: fine, m plural: fins, f plural: fines)

  1. thin
  2. fine

Related terms
finasser
finaud
finement
finesse


Norwegian

Adjective
no-adj-1

  1. fine

Romanian

Etymology
Latin fenum

Noun
fin

  1. hay

Category:Romanian nouns


Spanish

Etymology
Latin finis

Noun
fin m

  1. end
  2. purpose

Related terms
final
finalidad
finalismo
finalizar


Swedish

Pronunciation
audio|Sv-fin.ogg|audio

Adjective
sv-adj-reg
fin

  1. fine, elegant
  2. good, excellent
  3. thin
  4. subtle

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