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  Definition of fin
  1. organ of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals
  2. a stabilizer that resembles the fins of a fish
  3. a shoe for swimming; the paddle-like front is an aid in swimming (especially underwater)
  4. one of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rain
  5. one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
  6. the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
  7. show the fins above the water while swimming; "The sharks were finning near the surface"
  8. propel oneself through the water in a finning motion
  9. equip (a car) with fins
Similar Words: flipper, flippers, fins, louver, louvre, tail fin, tailfin, five, 5, V, cinque, quint, quintet, fivesome, quintuplet, pentad, Phoebe, Little Phoebe, break water

 

Hyponyms: dorsal fin, pectoral fin, pelvic fin, ventral fin, tail fin, caudal fin, vane

 

Part Meronyms: fish, ship, jalousie, car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar

 

Derivational Morphology: break water, flip, flipper, flippers, fins, tail fin, tailfin

 

 
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