fineness
Listen to an audio pronunciation
fineness [ˈfaɪnnɪs]
noun
1 (thinness) [of thread, hair] lo fino; lo delgado
the tapestry is admirable for the fineness of thread and work look at your partner's hair, its colour, fineness and thickness
2 (excellent quality) excelente calidad (f)
the fineness of their table damask, cut glass and china Shetland sheep are known for the fineness of their wool
3 (delicacy) exquisitez (f); lo delicado
observe the fineness of detail in the painting observe la exquisitez de los detalles en el cuadro
the tapestry is admirable for the fineness of thread and work originality, boldness, fineness of detail
4 (precision) precisión (f)
The X-Ray Telescope will survey the sky with a fineness and sensitivity never before achieved
5 (purity) [of metal] pureza (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Examplesloading
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning