fineness fineness


  1. (n) the quality of being very good indeed
  2. (n) the property of being very narrow or thin
  3. (n) having a very fine texture
  4. (n) the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance


  1. He does not linger long with it, yet his sketches of urban life have an unsentimental firmness and fineness about them.
  2. The fineness of this magneto-optic rotation is such that it can detect one part of a substance in 100 billion parts.
  3. Every one knows the fineness of the Scout movement.


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    Quote of the day: “Beauty is an experience, nothing else. It is not a fixed pattern or an arrangement of features. It is something felt, a glow or a communicated sense of fineness.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Boston Herald


  1. "The fineness of it brought us so far here. We have to rely on that a lot - it's our secret. We are a good team outside the ground and inside the ground - we know each basically by memory," said Reina. "We don't need to panic. In the World...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Jose Reina Source: Premier League FanHouse (blog)

  2. "Everybody knows there is no fineness or accuracy of suppression," wrote Saul Bellow; "if you hold down one thing, you hold down the adjoining."
    on May 6, 2010 By: Saul Bellow Source: New Statesman

  3. "While well-educated and presumably well-intentioned critics may be able to clearly distinguish 'Israeli policy' from 'the Jews'," Mr. Comper said, "the fineness of the distinction is lost - often wilfully so - on people in search of a...
    on Sep 11, 2006 By: Anthony Comper Source: Canada NewsWire (press release)

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