Fine


Fine

Fine may be:
* An adjective meaning attractive, sexy, physically attractive, beautiful etc.

Legal

* Fine (penalty), financial punishment
* Fine of lands, an obsolete type of land conveyance
* Fine on alienation, money paid to the lord by a tenant when he had occasion to make over his land to another
* Fine (in leasing)

People

* Alan Fine
* Anne Fine (b. 1947), British author
* Arthur Fine, philosopher of science
* Benjamin Fine
* Fran Fine
* Gary Alan Fine
* Irving Fine (1914-1962), American composer
* Jeanna Fine (b. 1964), American erotic actress and dancer
* John Christopher Fine, American author, attorney, marine biologist, photojournalist
* John S. Fine
* Larry Fine (actor) (1902-1975), American
* Larry Fine (pianos), American technician and author
* Lou Fine
* Nathan Fine, mathematician
* Reuben Fine (1914-1993), American chess player
* Sylvia Fine (1913-1991), American songwriter
* Tommy Fine (1914-2005), American baseball pitcher
* Vivian Fine

Fictional character

*Fran Fine, title character of "The Nanny"

In the media

*F.I.N.E.*, an Aerosmith song from their 1989 album "Pump"
*"Fine" (album), by Snailhouse
*"Fine" (song), by Whitney Houston

Other

* Fine topology (see Comparison of topologies), in mathematics, a topology that recognizes more open sets (and thus admits more continuous functions)
*Fine, New York, a town in the United States
*FINE, the informal umbrella association of the four main Fair Trade networks (FLO, IFAT, NEWS, EFTA)
*FINE Brand, brand of hygienic paper products in Jordan
*"Fine", point in a music transcription where its performance ends in accord with the position of a "da capo al fine" notation
*Fine, attribute of certain cricket fielding positions
*Fine (drink), French variety of brandy

See also

*Fein, including its variations and derivatives in surnames
*Fineness, purity of a precious metal
*Finings, wine-, beer-, and juice-clarifying agents


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  • fine — [ fin ] n. f. • XIXe; de 2. fin ♦ Eau de vie de raisin de qualité supérieure. ⇒ cognac. Fine champagne (la Champagne désignant une région autour de Cognac). Une bouteille de fine. Verre de fine. Garçon, une fine ! Une fine à l eau. ⊗ HOM. Fines,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 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}.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fine — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Anne Fine, britische Schriftstellerin Charles H. Fine, Professor und Buchautor David Fine (Musikmanager) (1929–2005), südafrikanischer Musikmanager David Fine (Schauspieler) (* 1955), US amerikanischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • fine — FÍNE s.n. (livr.) Sfârşit. ♢ loc. adv. În fine = a) în sfârşit; b) în concluzie. – Din it. fine, fr. fin, enfin. Trimis de LauraGellner, 11.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  FÍNE s. 1. v. capăt. 2 …   Dicționar Român

  • fine — 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

  • fine — fine1 [fīn] adj. finer, finest [ME fin < OFr < ML finus, for L finis, an end, limit: see FINISH] 1. Obs. finished; perfected 2. superior in quality; better than average; excellent; very good [a fine sample] 3. of exceptional character or… …   English World dictionary

  • fine — 1 n [Anglo French fin fine & Medieval Latin finis end, boundary, agreement, payment for release or privilege, monetary penalty, from Latin finis end, boundary] 1: a sum imposed as punishment for an offense compare restitution 2: a forfeiture or… …   Law dictionary

  • fine (1) — {{hw}}{{fine (1)}{{/hw}}A s. f. 1 Punto, momento terminale: eccoci alla fine del cammino; la fine del mondo | Essere in fin di vita, in punto di morte | Dare, porre fine a qlco., terminarla | Alla –f, finalmente | Alla fine dei conti, (fig.)… …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • FINE — was created in 1998 and is an informal association of the four main Fair Trade networks: *F Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) *I International Fair Trade Association (IFAT) *N Network of European Worldshops (NEWS!) and *E… …   Wikipedia

  • fine — [adj1] excellent, masterly accomplished, aces*, admirable, attractive, beautiful, capital, choice, cool*, crack*, dandy*, elegant, enjoyable, exceptional, expensive, exquisite, fashionable, first class, first rate, first string, five star*, gilt… …   New thesaurus