finer finer  /ˈfaɪ nər/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (comparative of `fine') greater in quality or excellence

Usage(s):

  1. That's the same length as the course that teaches soldiers assigned to generals' household staffs the finer points of table service.
  2. The length and breadth of Ireland No finer sight to see, The day the Provie birdie Released the Mountjoy three.
  3. The higher-tech options allow for finer control and produce less smoke.

News

  1. Digital 3-D atlas of brain reveals tiny details

    Scientists have a new brain atlas to help them study their favorite organ. It's a digital, three-dimensional model called "BigBrain." Its resolution is finer than a human hair, so it can reveal ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. 3D Map Reveals Human Brain in Greatest Detail Ever

    The postmortem brain of a 65-year-old woman has been transformed into a new 3D map revealing the intricate architecture of the human noggin on a scale finer than a human hair.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

  3. Fruition Sciences' secret to finer wine? Data from the field

    Pair sensors on grapevines with a web app, and science meets the art of winemaking. This startup is helping to grow finer grapes and conserve water.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: GreenBiz

Quotes

  1. "He believed in hopelessly out-of-date stuff that never did anything but win championships," Erickson said. "There's never been a finer man in American sports than John Wooden."
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Keith Erickson Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I made it clear from the beginning of the season this would be my last year," said Walsh. "When I accepted this part of the job 22 years ago it was my dream job and it has lived up to it in every way. There are no finer owners in the NBA...
    on Mar 24, 2008 By: Donnie Walsh Source: Sports Network

  3. "It's really unexplainable," said Tracy McGrady, who's averaged 26 points since Yao went out. "This is an inspirational season for this team. If we can keep it going, it would be one of the finer accomplishments of my career."
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: Tracy McGrady Source: ESPN

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