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Definitions of fin:

  • noun:   organ of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals
  • noun:   a stabilizer that resembles the fins of a fish
  • noun:   the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
  • noun:   a shoe for swimming; the paddle-like front is an aid in swimming (especially underwater)
  • noun:   one of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rain
  • noun:   one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
  • verb:   equip (a car) with fins
  • verb:   show the fins above the water while swimming
    Example: "The sharks were finning near the surface"
  • verb:   propel oneself through the water in a finning motion


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