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Other Fineness Definition

[n] the quality of being very good indeed; "the inn is distinguished by the fineness of its cuisine"
[n] the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance; "the daintiness of her touch"; "the fineness of her features"
[n] having a very fine texture; "the fineness of the sand on the beach"
[n] the property of being very narrow or thin; "he marvelled at the fineness of her hair"

Misc. Definitions

\Fine"ness\, n. [From {Fine}, a.]
1. The quality or condition of being fine.
2. Freedom from foreign matter or alloy; clearness; purity; as, the fineness of liquor. The fineness of the gold, and chargeful fashion. --Shak.
3. The proportion of pure silver or gold in jewelry, bullion, or coins. Note: The fineness of United States coin is nine tenths, that of English gold coin is eleven twelfths, and that of English silver coin is ?.
4. Keenness or sharpness; as, the fineness of a needle's point, or of the edge of a blade.

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