[fahyn-ding] /ˈfaɪn dɪŋ/
the act of a person or thing that ; discovery.
Often, findings. something that is or ascertained.
Law. a decision or verdict after judicial inquiry.
findings, tools, materials, etc., used by artisans.
a thing that is found or discovered
(law) the conclusion reached after a judicial inquiry; verdict
(pl) (US) the tools and equipment of an artisan
c.1300, “an abandoned child,” verbal noun from find (v.). Cf. foundling. Later, “a discovery; that which is found out” (1590s). Meaning “result of a judicial examination” is from 1859. Related: Findings.
[fin-lee, find-] /ˈfɪn li, ˈfɪnd-/ noun 1. a city in NW Ohio.
- Find the lady
noun 1. another name for three-card trick
- Find true north
Get on the right course, proceed in the right direction, as in We’d better find true north before our competitors do. This term alludes to locating the position of the North Pole from a particular point. [ ; late 1900s ]
[fahyn] /faɪn/ adjective, finer, finest. 1. of superior or best quality; of high or highest grade: fine wine. 2. choice, excellent, or admirable: a fine painting. 3. consisting of minute particles: fine sand; a fine purée. 4. very thin or slender: fine thread. 5. keen or sharp, as a tool: Is the knife fine enough […]