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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fine·ness, n.
 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 ⁹²⁵/₁₀₀₀.
 4. Keenness or sharpness; as, the fineness of a needle's point, or of the edge of a blade.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the quality of being very good indeed; "the inn is
           distinguished by the fineness of its cuisine" [syn: choiceness]
      2: the property of being very narrow or thin; "he marvelled at
         the fineness of her hair" [syn: thinness]
      3: having a very fine texture; "the fineness of the sand on the
         beach" [syn: powderiness]
      4: the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance;
         "the daintiness of her touch"; "the fineness of her
         features" [syn: daintiness, delicacy]