fineness


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the quality of being exceptionally good of its kind

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the quality of being very good indeed

the property of being very narrow or thin

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having a very fine texture

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the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance

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The curate and the bachelor could see plainly enough that the page spoke in a waggish vein; but the fineness of the coral beads, and the hunting suit that Sancho sent (for Teresa had already shown it to them) did away with the impression; and they could not help laughing at Sanchica's wish, and still more when Teresa said, "Senor curate, look about if there's anybody here going to Madrid or Toledo, to buy me a hooped petticoat, a proper fashionable one of the best quality; for indeed and indeed I must do honour to my husband's government as well as I can; nay, if I am put to it and have to, I'll go to Court and set a coach like all the world; for she who has a governor for her husband may very well have one and keep one."
Since my last return I find the breed is considerably increased, especially the sheep, which I hope will prove much to the advantage of the woollen manufacture, by the fineness of the fleeces.
Holdsworthy's family lived in a delightful bungalow near Menlo Park, and here Daylight spent a number of weekends, seeing a fineness and kindness of home life of which he had never dreamed.
So it was, exercising faculties that were no longer necessary, but that were still alive in him and clamorous for exercise, he followed the long-since passed wood-rat with all the soft-footed crouching craft of the meat-pursuer and with utmost fineness of reading the scent.
He greatly admired the fineness of the dresses; nor could he help observing upon the king's countenance.
It was a task requiring the utmost nicety and precision, and I could not but admire the way he tempered his strength to the fineness and delicacy of the need.
The precious metals are gold, silver, platinum and metals of platinum group (palladium, iridium, ruthenium, rhodium, osmium) brought to the highest fineness (999.9).
Grinding aids were first marketed around 40 years back to enhance the fineness of the cement and rise in development rate.
Summary: Grinding aids were first marketed around 40 years back to enhance the fineness of the cement and rise in development rate.
Request for quotations : pure-wool top of argentine wool with fineness up to 25.
Analysis of variance revealed the presence of significant differences among the genotypes for all of the traits i.e., boll weight, ginning out turn, fiber length, fiber strength and fiber fineness. Further, the lines i.e., NIAB-111, CP-15/2, CIM-482 and CIM-446, and testers i.e., CIM-506, FH-1000 and MNH-129 had better performance under drought conditions.
It is known that the quality and type of cement are significant factors to determine the strength development of concrete, which is specifically affected by the fineness and mineral composition of cement.
The core of the plant is the Pfeiffer MPS 2800 BK coal mill, designed to grind 50 tons of coal per hour (t/h) to a fineness of 12% R 0.090 millimeters (mm) as well as 25 t/h pet coke to a fineness of 3% R 0.090 mm.
Unless basic properties such as silk fineness, cocoon weight, shell ratio, cleanness, and uniformity are known, it will be impossible to market such silk or even to go ahead for further value addition through reeling and weaving.