Fin"ing (?), n.

1.

The act of imposing a fine.

2.

The process of fining or refining; clarification; also Metal., the conversion of cast iron into suitable for puddling, in a hearth or charcoal fire.

3.

That which is used to refine; especially, a preparation of isinglass, gelatin, etc., for clarifying beer.

Fining pot, a vessel in which metals are refined. Prov. xvii. 3.

 

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