finned finned

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
  2. (n) one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
  3. (n) one of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rain
  4. (n) a shoe for swimming; the paddle-like front is an aid in swimming (especially underwater)
  5. (n) a stabilizer on a ship that resembles the fin of a fish
  6. (n) organ of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals
  7. (v) equip (a car) with fins
  8. (v) propel oneself through the water in a finning motion
  9. (v) show the fins above the water while swimming

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Feathered, finned or furry, presidential pets often speak volumes about their adoptive families and telegraph a very specific image to the electorate.
  2. Children in Taiji often wolf down tasty school lunches of short-finned pilot whale.
  3. Not since 1957, when they scored a smashing success with the high-finned Forward Look, have Chrysler Corp.

News

  1. Shaner Industries Will Introduce Its New MastFoundation™ & Rapid Installation System at Intersolar North America 2013

    PITTSBURGH, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shaner Industries, a Pittsburgh-based company that specializes in the design, engineering and installation of its patented steel pipe finned foundations, is proud ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Mostly Cloudy

    A young boy is thankful to be alive after a catfish fin stabbed him in the neck. Aiden Menchaca was rushed to the hospital Sunday night after he was "finned".
    on June 18, 2013     Source: KARK Little Rock

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