(plural of, faint)
- The person or thing in the fifth position.
- One of five equal parts of a whole.
- The fifth gear of an engine.
- A quantity of liquor equal to one-fifth of a gallon.
- The musical interval between one note and another five tones higher.
(the Fifth) (US colloquial) The Fifth Amendment (to the constitution of the United States).
- The ordinal form of the number five.
(usually plural) something that is fine; fine particles
verb (fin, ing)
- They filtered silt and fines out of the oil.
adjective (finer, finest)
(transitive) to make finer, purer, or cleaner
(intransitive) to become finer, purer, or cleaner
(transitive) To clarify (wine and beer) by filtration.
- Of superior quality.
- The tree frog that they encountered was truly a specimen.
- Only a really wine could fully complement Lucía's hand-made pasta.
Of a particular grade of quality, usually between very good and very fine, and below mint.
- The small scratch meant that his copy of X-Men
2 was merely when it otherwise would have been near mint.
(context, of weather) Sunny and not raining.
- Being acceptable, adequate, passable, or satisfactory.
- "How are you today?" "Fine."
- "Will this one do? It's got a dent in it" "Yeah, it'll be , I guess."
- "It's with me if you stay out late, so long as you're back by three."
- Good-looking, attractive.
- "That man is so that I'd jump into his pants without a moment's hesitation."
- Consisting of especially minute particulate; made up of particularly small pieces.
- Grind it into a powder.
- When she touched the artifact, it collapsed into a heap of dust.
- Particularly slender; especially thin, narrow, or of small girth.
- The threads were so that you had to look through a magnifying glass to see them.
- Made of slender or thin filaments.
- They protected themselves from the small parasites with a wire mesh.
- Being dismissive, a way to keep to yourself when asked, "How are you?" "Fine"
- expression of agreement
- The end of anything.
- A protective coating given to wood or metal and other surfaces.
verb (finishes, finishing, finished)
The car's finish was so shiny and new.
- A score similar to a touchdown in the game of scuffleball, worth four points.
- (of textiles) The result of any process changing the physical or chemical properties of cloth.
(transitive) To complete (something).
Please your homework!
(transitive) To apply a treatment to (a surface, etc).
The furniture was finished in teak veneer.
(transitive) To change an animal's food supply in the months before it is due for slaughter, with the intention of fattening the animal.
Due to BSE, cows in the United Kingdom must be finished and slaughtered before 30 months of age. The song has finished.
(intransitive): To come to an end.
- An emission of a rapid stream of bubbles.
verb (fizzes, fizzing, fizzed)
I poured a cola and waited for the to settle down before topping off the glass.
- The sound of such an emission.
Evan sat back in the hot tub and listened to the relaxing and pops produced by the eruption of bubbles.
Nathan ordered an orange from the soda jerk at the counter.
- A carbonated beverage.
- To emit bubbles.
- To make a rapid bubbling sound.
proper noun (plural:Flips)
(slang) A Filipino; a person who is of Filipino background.
verb (fortif, i, ed)
- To increase the defenses of.
- To impart strength or vigor to.
- To increase the effectiveness of,as by additional ingredients.
- To strengthen mentally or morally.
adjective (foxier, foxiest)
- having the qualities of a fox
- attractive, sexy
- (of a person) red-haired.
- Liqueur poured over shaved ice.
(context, New England) Thick milkshake containing ice cream.
adjective (fresh, er)
- New or clean.
He put on a fresh set of clothes.
- Of produce, not from storage.
I had a fresh salad made from vegetables straight out of the garden.
- Refreshing or cool.
What a nice fresh breeze.
- Without salt (especially of water).
The islanders drank from a fresh water spring.
- Rude, cheeky, or inappropriate.
No one liked his fresh comments.
- . Very clean, and Trendy looking garments, clothes, shoes, accessories">
" Those clothes are Fresh, Those shoes are Fresh."
(military) Rested and ready to engage with the enemy immediately.
(past participle of, freeze)
The mammoth was shortly after death.
- The state of that which freezes; in ice form.
The mammoth has been for ten thousand years.
- I just stood as the robber pointed at me with his gun.''
- To make cloth denser and firmer by soaking, beating and pressing, to waulk, walk
- Containing the maximum possible amount of that which can fit in the space available.
The jugs were to the point of overflowing.
- Complete; with nothing omitted.
Our book gives treatment to the subject of angling. She had tattoos the length of her arms.
- Total, entire.
He was prosecuted to the extent of the law.
(informal) satisfied, especially in relation to eating.
"I'm ", he said, pushing back from the table.
- Of a garment, of a size that is ample, wide, or having ample folds or pleats to be comfortable.
She needed her clothing during her pregnancy.
- Having depth and body; rich.