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Definition of Fin
Fin Fin, n. (A["e]ronautics)
A fixed stabilizing surface, usually vertical, similar in
purpose to a bilge keel on a ship.
FinFin Fin, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Finned; p. pr. & vb. n.
Finning.] [Cf. Fin of a fish.]
To carve or cut up, as a chub. FinFin Fin, n. [See Fine, n.]
End; conclusion; object. [Obs.] ``She knew eke the fin of his
intent.' --Chaucer. FinFin Fin, n.[OE. finne, fin, AS. finn; akin to D. vin, G. &
Dan. finne, Sw. fena, L. pinna, penna, a wing, feather. Cf.
pen a feather.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) An organ of a fish, consisting of a membrane
supported by rays, or little bony or cartilaginous
ossicles, and serving to balance and propel it in the
Note: Fishes move through the water chiefly by means of the
caudal fin or tail, the principal office of the other
fins being to balance or direct the body, though they
are also, to a certain extent, employed in producing
2. (Zo["o]l.) A membranous, finlike, swimming organ, as in
pteropod and heteropod mollusks.
3. A finlike organ or attachment; a part of an object or
product which protrudes like a fin, as:
(a) The hand. [Slang]
(b) (Com.) A blade of whalebone. [Eng.] --McElrath.
(c) (Mech.) A mark or ridge left on a casting at the
junction of the parts of a mold.
(d) (Mech.) The thin sheet of metal squeezed out between
the collars of the rolls in the process of rolling.
(e) (Mech.) A feather; a spline.
4. A finlike appendage, as to submarine boats.
Apidose fin. (Zo["o]l.) See under Adipose, a.
Fin ray (Anat.), one of the hornlike, cartilaginous, or
bony, dermal rods which form the skeleton of the fins of
Fin whale (Zo["o]l.), a finback.
Paired fins (Zo["o]l.), the pectoral and ventral fins,
corresponding to the fore and hind legs of the higher
Unpaired, or Median, fins (Zo["o]l.), the dorsal, caudal,
and anal fins.
Meaning of Fin from wikipedia
- A fin
is a thin component
or appendage attached
to a larger
body or structure. Fins typically function
lift or thrust, or provide...
- may also refer
to: Fish fin
, an anatomical feature
of fish Fin
fish, fish that possess fins Fin whale
(Balaenoptera physalus) Fín
(died 604), Gaelic
the most distinctive anatomical features
of a fish. They are composed
of bony spines
or rays protruding
from the body with skin covering...
- A dorsal fin
is a fin located
on the back of most marine
and freshwater vertebrates within various
taxa of the animal
kingdom. Many species
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- A finial
or hip-**** is an element marking
the top or end of some object, often formed
to be a decorative
feature. In architecture
it is a decorative
- "wing, fins
fishes, is a clade
(traditionally cl**** or subcl****) of the bony fishes. The ray-finned
- The fin whale
(Balaenoptera physalus), also known
as finback whale
or common rorqual
and formerly known
as herring whale
whale, is a cetacean...
- Steffan Fin Argus
1, 1998) is an American actor
and musician. Steffan Argus
grew up in Chicago where
in the performing...
- advanced fin
and body rot. Fin
rot is common
due to poor water conditions
in pet stores. Fin edges
/ brown Fins
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