noun see fine III

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  • Fineness — Fine ness, n. [From {Fine}, a.] 1. The quality or condition of being fine. [1913 Webster] 2. Freedom from foreign matter or alloy; clearness; purity; as, the fineness of liquor. [1913 Webster] The fineness of the gold, and chargeful fashion. Shak …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fineness — Fineness. См. Чистота. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • fineness — index quality (excellence), sensibility Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fineness — [fīn′nis] n. 1. the quality or state of being fine 2. the proportion of pure gold or silver in an alloy …   English World dictionary

  • Fineness — The fineness of a precious metal refers to the ratio of the primary metal to any additives or impurities. Most precious metal is used in the form of an alloy. Other metals are added to increase hardness, to make the metal more practical for use… …   Wikipedia

  • fineness — noun 1. the quality of being very good indeed (Freq. 1) the inn is distinguished by the fineness of its cuisine • Syn: ↑choiceness • Derivationally related forms: ↑choice (for: ↑choiceness) …   Useful english dictionary

  • fineness — praba statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Tauriojo metalo masės dalių skaičius tūkstantyje lydinio masės dalių. atitikmenys: angl. assay; fineness; hallmark; purity; standard of purity rus. проба …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • fineness — Ⅰ. fine [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) of very high quality. 2) satisfactory. 3) in good health and feeling well. 4) (of the weather) bright and clear. 5) (of a thread, filament, or hair) thin. 6) of delicate or intricate w …   English terms dictionary

  • Fineness ratio — is a term used in aerospace engineering to describe the overall shape of a streamlined body. Specifically, it is the ratio of the length of a body to its maximum width; shapes that are short and fat have a low fineness ratio, those that are long… …   Wikipedia

  • Fineness modulus — is a measurement of the coarseness or fineness of a given aggregate.For a fine aggregate, FM is calculated from the cumulativepercentages of aggregate retained on sieves No.4,8, 16,30, 50, 100, 3/8in., 3/4in., 1.5in., 3in., and 6in., divided by… …   Wikipedia

  • fineness ratio — The ratio of the chord to the maximum thickness of an airfoil expressed as a percentage. In the case of other streamlined bodies, it is the ratio of their length to their maximum diameter, or, sometimes, to some equivalent dimension. This is said …   Aviation dictionary

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