Fin"ing (?), n.
The act of imposing a fine.
The process of fining or refining; clarification; also Metal., the conversion of cast iron into suitable for puddling, in a hearth or charcoal fire.
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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