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Definition of "fineness" []

  • The ratio, in a precious metal, of the primary metal to any additives or impurities. (noun)
  • The ratio of a ship's length to her beam. (noun)

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Use "fineness" in a sentence
  • "The very slender base, despite of an apparent fragility and fineness, is solid and resistant thanks to a special tempering treatment of the glass."
  • "But in the process of recalibrating to go after Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla, the Jetta loses a certain German fineness and desirability."
  • "When buying soft luggage, check the denier of a fabric, a measurement that refers to the fineness of the yarn."