finishing finishing  /ˈfɪ nɪ ʃɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
  2. (n) the act of finishing

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. As a student finishing high school in Scotland in 1978, Strive Masiyiwa was more concerned with liberating his native Zimbabwe than memorizing the monarchs of Britain.
  2. When I met him three years ago his sister-in-law was finishing feeding him lunch.

News

  1. Levitt Temporary Stage Getting Ready

    Finishing touches are being put on the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts temporary stage at Westport’s Jesup Green. The summer season kicks off with the Levitt gala benefit Saturday night at Staples High School headlining Foreigner.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WestportNow

  2. Akzonobel, Chemcraft® Brand New “How-To” Videos Are the Cure for Common Finishing Headaches

    New Chemcraft brand series of instructional videos covers finishing best practices in seven key areas. (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10828001.htm
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Phil Mickelson a champion despite finishing second, again, at the U.S. Open

    Despite finishing second at the U.S. Open for a record sixth time, Phil Mickelson showed what a class act he is.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "When it comes to finishing a fight, Rocky and I have a lot in common. I never quit. I never give up, and nor do the American people," Senator Clinton told supporters in Philadelphia.
    on Apr 2, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  2. "The route is better than last year's because there are more mountains," Contador said. "And finishing with the Tourmalet is great for me."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Alberto Contador Source: The Associated Press

  3. "It's difficult to compare them but both have shown great finishing qualities," Germany coach Joachim Löw said.
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Joachim Loew Source: Business Mirror

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