- (usually plural) something that is fine; fine particles
verb (fin, ing)
- They filtered silt and fines out of the oil.
- (transitive) to make finer, purer, or cleaner
- (intransitive) to become finer, purer, or cleaner
- (transitive) To clarify (wine and beer) by filtration.
adjective (finer, finest)
- German: klí¤ren, filtern, sieben
- 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"
- Dutch: fijn
- German: filigran
- French: fin , fine
- Italian: bello , bella
- expression of agreement
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