fineness

  • 1 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

  • 2 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

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

    Law dictionary

  • 4 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

  • 5 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

  • 6 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

  • 7 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

  • 8 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

  • 9 fineness — noun see fine III …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 fineness — /fuyn nis/, n. 1. the state or quality of being fine. 2. the proportion of pure precious metal in an alloy, often expressed in parts per thousand. [1400 50; late ME; see FINE1, NESS] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 11 fineness — noun a) The ratio, in a precious metal, of the primary metal to any additives or impurities. b) The ratio of a ships length to her beam …

    Wiktionary

  • 12 fineness — A designator used to indicate the precious metal content of an alloy, 1000 fine being 24 carat or pure gold …

    Medical dictionary

  • 13 Fineness — Степень дисперсности; Мелкозернистость; тонкость структуры (изображения); Линиатура растра (в высокой линиатуре) …

    Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • 14 fineness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality of being exceptionally good of its kind: excellence, superbness, superiority. See GOOD …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 fineness — fine·ness || faɪnnɪs n. delicateness; thinness; pureness; elegancy; softness …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 fineness — fine·ness …

    English syllables

  • 17 fineness — fine•ness [[t]ˈfaɪn nɪs[/t]] n. 1) the state or quality of being fine 2) mel the proportion of pure precious metal in an alloy, often expressed in parts per thousand • Etymology: 1400–50 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 fineness — /ˈfaɪnnəs/ (say fuynnuhs) noun 1. the state or quality of being fine. 2. the proportion of pure metal (gold or silver) in an alloy, often expressed by the number of parts in 1000 …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 fineness — (fine)    a unit of proportion equal to 1/1000. This unit is used to express the purity of alloys of gold or other precious metals. A statement that a gold bar is 999 fine means that the bar contains at most 0.1% other metals. See also per mill …

    Dictionary of units of measurement

  • 20 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


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