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Synonyms for fin

the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one

one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile

one of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rain

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a shoe for swimming

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a stabilizer on a ship that resembles the fin of a fish

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

equip (a car) with fins

propel oneself through the water in a finning motion

show the fins above the water while swimming

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Surfboard Fin Market report contains a thorough study of the global Surfboard Fin Market.
The UN estimates 73 million sharks are killed every year for their fins.
Canada has become the first G20 nation to ban the import and export of shark fins, in an effort help preserve a predator under threat, BBC reports.
It is believed fishermen illegally removed the dorsal fins of some of the animals before throwing them back into the water, leaving them unable to swim, reportsWales Online.
rubripes was injected with 0.2 mL of bacterial suspensions (1.0x105 cells g-1 fish) by intramuscular injection at dorsal fin base as experimental groups, and the control group was injected with an equal volume of sterilized sea water.
'Shark fin is not mentioned in Chinese literature as auspicious (????) even once,' said Master Viroj Tangvarnich, an expert on Chinese culture.
Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 04 (ANI): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has neutralized a smuggling network in Gujarat and Mumbai and seized around 8000 kg of shark fins meant for illicit export.
Mayboudi introduces main fin designs and investigates heat transfer regimes applicable to them in any field that uses, encounters, or studies heat transfer.
This study will examine the roles of institutions both formal and informal in the growth and function of the shark fin market.
Stokes said in a statement, "The months leading up to Chinese New Year are always the busiest months for the shark fin traders as they seek to fulfill the demand of the mainland Chinese market during the festive holiday."
Yet, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan remain top importers of shark's fin. Singapore alone imported 14,134 tonnes and exported 11,535 tonnes of shark's fin between 2005 and 2013, based on a report released by wildlife monitoring network Traffic and WWF last year.
The transverse and longitudinal spacing of the fins for this study is equal to double the width of the fin.
The heat exchangers with wavy fin configuration have been extensively studied for both the evaporator and condenser applications.