fineness : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the quality of being very good indeed
the inn is distinguished by the fineness of its cuisine
- n the property of being very narrow or thin
he marvelled at the fineness of her hair
- n having a very fine texture
the fineness of the sand on the beach
- n the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance
the fineness of her features
- He does not linger long with it, yet his sketches of urban life have an unsentimental firmness and fineness about them.
- His admitted influences include Whistler ("I worshiped him as God") and Albrecht Drer's engravings ("such fineness of style, such detail").
- The fineness of this magneto-optic rotation is such that it can detect one part of a substance in 100 billion parts.
News & Articles
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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
June 28, 2013 - Boston Herald
- Jose Reina in Premier League FanHouse (blog)
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...
- Saul Bellow in New Statesman
Everybody knows there is no fineness or accuracy of suppression,wrote Saul Bellow; "if you hold down one thing, you hold down the adjoining."
- Anthony Comper in Canada NewsWire (press release)
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...