superfine

/ˈsupəfaɪn/ (say 'soohpuhfuyn)

adjective
1. extra fine in texture; unusually fine: superfine sugar.
2. excessively refined or nice: superfine manners.
3. of or relating to wool, especially merino wool, with a very fine fibre, usually less than 18 microns, used to produce clothing which is lightweight, long-lasting, and warm.
{super- + fine1}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Superfine — Su per*fine, a. 1. Very fine, or most fine; being of surpassing fineness; of extra nice or fine quality; as, superfine cloth. [1913 Webster] 2. Excessively fine; too nice; over particular; as, superfine distinctions; superfine tastes. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • superfine — [so͞o′pər fīn΄, so͞o΄pər fīn′] adj. [ME superfyne: see SUPER & FINE1] 1. too subtle, delicate, or refined; overnice [a superfine distinction] 2. of exceptionally fine quality [superfine glassware] 3. extremely fine grained …   English World dictionary

  • superfine — index best, premium, subtle (refined), superlative Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • superfine — (izg. sȕperfājn) prid. DEFINICIJA reg. žarg. zast. koji je vrlo, izvanredno fin ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • superfine — adjective Date: 1575 1. overly refined or nice 2. of extremely fine size or texture < superfine toothbrush bristles > < superfine sugar > 3. of high quality or grade used especially of merchandise …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • superfine — /sooh peuhr fuyn /, adj. 1. extra fine, as in grain or texture; unusually fine: superfine sugar. 2. extra fine in quality. 3. excessively refined; overnice: superfine manners. [1400 50; late ME; see SUPER , FINE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • superfine — ● superfin, superfine adjectif Qui est de la meilleure qualité : Huile superfine …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • superfine — adjective a) Extremely or especially fine. Some recipes call for superfine sugar because it dissolves easier. b) Of a very high or pure grade …   Wiktionary

  • superfine — su•per•fine [[t]ˌsu pərˈfaɪn[/t]] adj. 1) extra fine, as in grain or texture: superfine sugar[/ex] 2) excessively refined; overnice • Etymology: 1400–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • superfine — Synonyms and related words: Babylonian, Corinthian, awe inspiring, awful, barbaric, deluxe, divine, elaborate, elegant, exquisite, extravagant, fancy, fine, gilt edged, glorious, golden, grand, grandiose, heavenly, immense, imposing, impressive,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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