Fining

Fin"ing

(?), n. 1. The act of imposing a fin.
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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.
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3. That which is used to refine; especially, a preparation of isinglass, gelatin, etc., for clarifying beer.
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Fining pot, a vessel in which metals are refined. Prov. xvii. 3.
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