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Fin"ing (?), n.


The act of imposing a fine.


The process of fining or refining; clarification; also Metal., the conversion of cast iron into suitable for puddling, in a hearth or charcoal fire.


That which is used to refine; especially, a preparation of isinglass, gelatin, etc., for clarifying beer.

Fining pot, a vessel in which metals are refined. Prov. xvii. 3.


© Webster 1913.

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