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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coating, finish, finishingnoun

    a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)

    "the boat had a metallic finish"; "he applied a coat of a clear finish"; "when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly"

  2. finish, finishingnoun

    the act of finishing

    "his best finish in a major tournament was third"; "the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause"

Wiktionary

  1. finishingnoun

    the act of completing something

  2. finishingnoun

    shooting ability

    That guy's a slow and lazy player, but he's got excellent finishing

Webster Dictionary

  1. Finishing

    of Finish

  2. Finishingnoun

    the act or process of completing or perfecting; the final work upon or ornamentation of a thing

  3. Finishingadjective

    tending to complete or to render fit for the market or for use

Freebase

  1. Finishing

    Finishing is the procedure that some single malt Scotch whisky undergoes whereby the spirit is matured in a cask of a particular origin and then spends time in a cask of different origin Typically, the first cask is an American oak cask formerly used to mature bourbon. The second cask is usually one that has been used to mature some sort of fortified wine, often sherry, though sometimes port, madeira, or even standard wines such as burgundy or chardonnay. Some of the more well-known finished whiskies include Balvenie "Doublewood", which is finished in sherry casks, Glenlivet "American Oak Finish" and "French Oak Finish", which are finished in brand-new casks of the respective woods, the Glenmorangie range of sherry, port, madeira, and burgundy finishes, and the Diageo line of "Distiller’s Editions", a "Double Matured" expression of each of their classics line of single malt scotch whiskies Diageo has others, such as their Maple finished Crown Royal expression.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of finishing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of finishing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of finishing in a Sentence

  1. South:

    A good inclination is but the first rude draught of virtue, but the finishing strokes are from the will, which, if well disposed, will by degrees perfect it, as if all disposed will quickly deface it.

  2. Fred McNeill:

    I was seeking answers, but everything [ Dr. Bennet Omalu ] said made perfect sense. Literally, I would say something and describe what was going on, and Bennet Omalu was finishing my sentences.

  3. Peter Gabriel:

    Deadlines are things that we pass through on the way to finishing.

  4. Shenzhen Cyril Ebersweiler:

    It's interesting, the shanzhai are getting to a level of quality that's actually helping us, if you go to the market and take a look at shanzhai products, if you look at the finishing -- some of it is incredible. We learn from their cost-saving techniques.

  5. Keir Starmer:

    We're not going to dance to Boris Johnson tune, it's obvious what Boris Johnson's up to. Boris Johnson wants to intercept this bill having lost control of parliament and stop us finishing the task in hand.

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