fin

  1. the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
  2. one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
  3. one of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rain
  4. a shoe for swimming; the paddle-like front is an aid in swimming (especially underwater)
  5. organ of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals
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Fin

A fin is a thin component or appendage attached to a larger body or structure. Fins typically function as foils that produce lift or thrust, or provide the ability to steer or stabilize motion while traveling in water, air, or other fluid media. Fins are also used to increase surface areas for heat transfer purposes, or simply as ornamentation. Fi...
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fin

(from the article `animal development`) ...the limb rudiment condense; these are the rudiments of the various components of the limb skeleton. In fishes, small outgrowths from the myotomes ... The bony fishes represent the culmination of a long evolution toward a body plan with maximum swimming efficiency. Particularly important in this...
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fin

(from the article `gasoline engine`) Some engines, particularly aviation engines and small units for mowers, chain saws, and other tools, are air-cooled. Air cooling is accomplished by ...
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fin

[n] - a stabilizer that resembles the fins of a fish 2. [n] - organ of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals 3. [v] - equip with fins, as of a car 4. [v] - propel oneself through the water in a finning motion 5. [v] - show the fins above the water while swimming (of fish)
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Fin

• (n.) End; conclusion; object. • (v. t.) To carve or cut up, as a chub. • (n.) A membranous, finlike, swimming organ, as in pteropod and heteropod mollusks. • (n.) The hand. • (n.) A finlike appendage, as to submarine boats. • (n.) A blade of whalebone. • (n.) The thin sheet of metal squeezed out between the coll...
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fin

noun organ of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals
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Fin

[disbanded] Fin (not to be confused with British rock band Fin_(band)) were a British alternative rock band formed in 1993, who achieved mild success on the independent circuit in the UK. Their initial release, `Headstrong`, was financed by money received from the BBC, after the company used a video clip of a Fin song in a film version of t...
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Fin

[extended surface] File:Low efficiency fins.png|Aluminium heat sink with low efficiency cooling fins File:High efficiency fins.png|Aluminium heat sink with high efficiency cooling fins. == Design == Because fins are used to improve heat transfer, it is important to allow open spaces toward optimization. In other words, the shape of fins mus...
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Fin

[troll] Fin is a troll in a legend from Kalundborg, Zealand, Denmark. The legend also exists in Sweden, but it instead has a giant from Lund (before 1658 in Denmark), with the name Jätten Finn (`Finn the Giant`). The legend about Fin also exists in the genuine Sweden (that wasn`t Denmark). ==The legend== The legend tells how Esbern Snare w...
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Fin

Fin noun [ See Fine , noun ] End; conclusion; object. [ Obsolete] 'She knew eke the fin of his intent.' Chaucer.
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Fin

Fin transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Finned ; present participle & verbal noun Finning .] [ Confer Fin of a fish.] To carve or cut up, as a chub.
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fin

1. <marine biology, zoology> 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 water. ... 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, thou...
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Fin

A fixed vertical surface, usually at the tail, designed to contribute to both directional and lateral stability. Often called the 'tail fin' and usually used to carry the rudder. On lighter-than-air craft the term fin is also used to define the horizontal stabilising surfaces termed the tailplane in an aeroplane.
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fin

A surface at the rear of a rocket which serves to stabilize it in flight. Fins are usually planar surfaces placed at right angles to the main body.
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Fin

A thin projecting rib.
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fin

A thin sheet of material (metal) of a heat exchanger that conducts heat to a fluid. Related category • HEATING
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Fin

A thin sheet of material (metal) of a heat exchanger that conducts heat to a fluid.
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FIN

acronym: Fish Information Network (data base)
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Fin

Fin is slang for a hand.
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fin

fin, organ of locomotion characteristic of fish and consisting of thin tissue supported by cartilaginous or bony rays. In some fish, e.g., the eel, a single fin extends from the back, around the tail, and along the ventral surface. In the majority of fishes, however, there are one, two, or three dor...
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FIN

Finland
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Fin

Fins are the projecting- wing-like organs which enable fishes to balance themselves and assist in regulating their movements in the water. The fin consists of a thin elastic membrane supported by rays or little bony or cartilaginous ossicles. The pectoral or breast fins are never more than two; they are placed immediately in the rear of the gill-op...
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fin

In aquatic animals, flattened extension from the body that aids balance and propulsion through the water. In fish they may be paired, such as the pectoral and ventral fins, or singular, such as the caudal and dorsal fins, all being supported by a series of cartilaginous or bony rays. The fins in cetaceans (whales and dolphins) are simple extensions...
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Fin

NATO codename for La-7 [SU]
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