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finishing school a private school at the secondary or junior college level for the training of young women, esp. in the social graces and accomplishments appropriate to polite society.
finish line a line or other marker indicating the end of a race.
finite limited in number, quantity, or duration; capable of being measured. (Cf. infinite.) [3 definitions]
finitude the quality or state of being finite.
Finland a Scandinavian country between Russia and Sweden.
Finn a native or citizen of Finland, or a descendant thereof. [2 definitions]
finnan haddie smoked haddock.
Finnic of or belonging to the group of languages that includes Finnish, Estonian, and Lapp. [2 definitions]
Finnish the main language of Finland. [2 definitions]
Finno- Finnish.
Finno-Ugric a subfamily of the Uralic family of languages including Finnish, Hungarian, and Estonian, spoken in eastern Europe, western Siberia, and the Ural mountains. [2 definitions]
finny possessing or resembling a fin or fins. [2 definitions]
fiord variant of fjord.
fipple a wedgelike slitted plug that stops the upper end of certain musical instruments, such as the recorder, and through which the player blows air.
fipple flute a recorder or other vertical flute that has a slitted wedgelike plug, or fipple, in the mouthpiece.
fir any of numerous cone-bearing evergreen trees related to the pines. [2 definitions]
fire the effects, such as heat, light, and flames, produced by burning. [15 definitions]
fireable combined form of fire.
fire alarm a device that gives off a noise to signal that a fire is occurring. [2 definitions]
fire ant any of various ants that can inflict a burning sting, found esp. in South America and the southern United States.
firearm a small weapon, such as a pistol or rifle, from which a shot is fired using exploding gunpowder.