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Definition of the noun fineness
What does fineness mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: finenesses
- the quality of being very good indeed
- the property of being very narrow or thin
- having a very fine texture
- the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance
Alternative definition of the noun fineness
- The ratio, in a precious metal, of the primary metal to any additives or impurities.
- The ratio of a ship's length to her beam.
The fineness of a precious metal refers to the ratio of the primary metal to any additives or impurities traditionally expressed as parts per 1,000.
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by Geological Survey (U.S.)
Mean diameter is mean linear fineness is an exactly similar de- defined as the diameter of a sphere having the rivative of...
by Raymond L. Lowrie
GOLD Fineness refers to the weight proportion of pure gold in an alloy, expressed in parts per thousand; 1000 "fine gold" is 100% pure gold. Commercially traded gold bullion is usually 995 fine, or higher. The term fine gold may also be used ...
Ford Madox Ford and the City (2005)
by Sara Haslam
the 'last fineness' is the concluding detail of crucial importance in the solving of a mystery – the dog that does not bark in 'Silver Blaze'. For James and Ford however, the last fineness is an endlessly renegotiable terrain to be played out and ...
Back to the Metriscape (2010)
Geometry, Math And Space For Observers, Teachers And Mathematicians by Reid Barnes
Fineness is an attribute of a line, as well as of a point, a plane and a surface. And we may expect it to be demonstrated that fineness ...
Modern Physical Electronics (2012)
by L. Solymar
Very fine detail will be blurred and unrecognisable and a measure of this fineness is the resolution limit. Conventionally the resolving power of the system is said to be high when the resolution limit is small, but the term 'resolving power' is ...
Industrial Fibres (1969)
A Review of Production, Trade, Consumption and Prices Relating to Wool, Cotton, Man-made Fibres, Silk, Flax, Jute, Hard Fibres and Other Hemps, Mohair and Coir
In intention, as far as apparel type wools are concerned, wool quality relates to the probable maximum spinning potential of a given lot of wool; in this connection fineness is the most important, but not the only factor. In the United Kingdom ...
The Field Guide to Fleece (2013)
by Deborah Robson, Carol Ekarius
The wool's fineness means it forms neps easily. You may want to use fine- toothed combs, cotton carders, or fine-fiber carding cloth. To produce thick yarn, spin several thin, nicely twisted strands and ply them together. Effect of dyes. The white ...
Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 8 by William J. Smothers
Since it is known that BMF fineness is a significant factor and since clay content appeared to be ...
The Brickbuilder (1895)
has much to do with the quality of cement, but weight without necessary fineness is a factor rather to be feared than embraced. The product of a ...
In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers: Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar by Samuel Johnson
Every thing was full of a choice fineness, that, if it wanted any thing in majesty, it supplied with increase in pleasure; and if at the first it struck not admiration, it ravished with delight.
In which the Words are Traced to Their Origin, and Their Various Meanings Given by William Carey
fineness, minuteness, au attenuate ...
by Sir Robert Harry Inglis Palgrave
FINE— FINENESS OF COINS FIRM— FIRMIN. 83 Assessment* [Columbia College Studies in History, Economics, and Public Law, vol. ii., No. 3, 1893). Among the reports of special commissioners on taxation may be mentioned those of New ...
by Richard Glazebrook
Fineness of grinding. (6) Specific gravity. (This test was deleted Both the B.E.S.A. and the A.S.T.M. specify that the ...
Fineness either in its proper or its figurative sense does not signify either light, slender, fine, or ofarare thintexture; thisword expresses something delicateand finished. Light cloth,soft linen, thin lace,or slender galloon,arenot alwaysfine.
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Scrabble value of F4I1N1E1N1E1S1S1
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