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English

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
fin

Plural
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  1. One of the appendages of a fish, used to propel itself and to manoeuvre/maneuver.
  2. A similar appendage of a cetacean or other marine animal.
  3. A thin, rigid component of an aircraft, extending from the fuselage and used to stabilise and steer the aircraft.
  4. A similar structure on the tail of a bomb, used to help keep it on course.
  5. A hairstyle, resembling the fin of a fish, in which the hair is combed and set into a vertical ridge along the top of the head from about the crown to the forehead.
  6. A device worn by divers and swimmers on their feet.
  7. An extending part on a surface of a radiator, engine, heatsink, etc., used to facilitate cooling.
  8. (U.S. slang) A five-dollar bill

Synonyms

  • (appendange of a fish):
  • (appendage of a cetacean or other marine animal): flipper (of mammals)
  • (aircraft component):
  • (of a bomb): vane
  • (hairstyle):
  • (divece worn by divers): flipper

Translations

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Derived terms


Bambara

Adjective

fin

  1. black

Synonyms


Crimean Tatar

Adjective

fin

  1. Finnish.

References

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

Danish

Adjective

fin

  1. fine
  2. choice
  3. fashionable

French

Etymology

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Pronunciation

Noun

fin f. (plural fins)

  1. end, close, finish
  2. end, objective, purpose

Related terms

Adjective

fin m. (f. fine, m. plural fins, f. plural fines)

  1. thin
  2. fine

Derived terms


Norwegian

Adjective

fin (masculine fin; feminine fin; neuter fint; plural fine; comparative finere; superlative finest)

  1. fine

Romanian

Etymology

Latin fenum

Noun

fin

  1. hay

Spanish

Etymology

Latin finis

Noun

fin m.

  1. end
  2. purpose

Related terms


Swedish

Pronunciation

Adjective

Inflections of
fin
Absolute Comparative Superlative
Attributive Predicative
Indefinite
singular
Common fin finare finast
Neuter fint
Definite
singular
Masc. fine finaste
All fina finaste
Plural fina finaste

fin

  1. fine, elegant
  2. good, excellent
  3. thin
  4. subtle

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