Word:

Fin

Pronunciation: fĭn
v. t.1.To carve or cut up, as a chub.
[imp. & p. p. Finned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Finning.]
n.1.End; conclusion; object.
1.(Zool.) 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.
2.(Zool.) A membranous, finlike, swimming organ, as in pteropod and heteropod mollusks.
3.(Com.) A finlike organ or attachment; a part of an object or product which protrudes like a fin
4.(Mech.) A feather; a spline.
4.A finlike appendage, as to submarine boats.
5.(Aëronautics) A fixed stabilizing surface, usually vertical, similar in purpose to a bilge keel on a ship.
Apidose fin
(Zool.) See under Adipose, a.
Fin ray
(Anat.) one of the hornlike, cartilaginous, or bony, dermal rods which form the skeleton of the fins of fishes.
Fin whale
(Zool.) a finback.
Paired fins
(Zool.) the pectoral and ventral fins, corresponding to the fore and hind legs of the higher animals.
Unpaired fins
(Zool.) the dorsal, caudal, and anal fins.
Noun1.Finfin - the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
2.fin - one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
Synonyms: tail fin, tailfin
3.Finfin - one of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rain
Synonyms: louver, louvre
4.fin - a shoe for swimming; the paddle-like front is an aid in swimming (especially underwater)
Synonyms: fins, flipper, flippers
5.fin - a stabilizer that resembles the fins of a fish
6.fin - organ of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals
Verb1.fin - equip (a car) with fins
2.fin - propel oneself through the water in a finning motion
3.fin - show the fins above the water while swimming; "The sharks were finning near the surface"
Synonyms: break water
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