Finer \Fin"er\, n. One who fines or purifies. [1913 Webster]

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  • Finer — is a surname, and may refer to:* Herman Finer (1898–1969), British administrative scholar * Jem Finer musician/composer * Sir Morris Finer, lawyer * Samuel Finer (1915–1993), historian of government * Stephen Finer, artist …   Wikipedia

  • finer — Finer, Desinere, Terminare, Finire, Finem facere, Concludere, Finem imponere. Finer sa vie par faim, Finire vitam inedia. Finer ses jours par maladies, Finiri morbo. Homme de qui on fine aisément, Obuius et expositus homo. On ne peut finer de luy …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • finer — index superior (excellent) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • finer — fine fine (f[imac]n), a. [Compar. {finer} (f[imac]n [ e]r); superl. {finest}.] [F. fin, LL. finus fine, pure, fr. L. finire to finish; cf. finitus, p. p., finished, completed (hence the sense accomplished, perfect.) See {Finish}, and cf. {Finite} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • finer — adjective (comparative of fine ) greater in quality or excellence a finer wine a finer musician • Similar to: ↑better • Usage Domain: ↑comparative, ↑comparative degree …   Useful english dictionary

  • finer — faɪn n. monetary penalty, punishment which involves the payment of a specified sum of money v. punish with a fine, impose a tax upon; refine, purify; become fine or finer; make thin or thinner, reduce; clarify adj. delicate; thin; flimsy;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • finer — fi|ner sb., en, er, erne (tynd plade af fint træ), i sms. finer , fx finerbeklædt, finervæg …   Dansk ordbog

  • finer — /fuy neuhr/, adj. Math. of or pertaining to a topology or a topological space whose open sets include all the open sets of a second specified topology on the space. Cf. coarser. [special use of comp. of FINE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • finer — verb a) to finish; to complete b) to kill; to murder …   Wiktionary

  • Finer —    A worker in silver and gold (Prov. 25:4). In Judg. 17:4 the word (tsoreph) is rendered founder, and in Isa. 41:7 goldsmith …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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