What is finishing?

  • (noun): The act of finishing.
    Example: "The speaker's finishing was greeted with applause"
    Synonyms: finish
    See also — Additional definitions below


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... Finishing can refer to Finishing (whisky), a whisky making method that involves aging of multiple casks Finishing (bookbinding), the process of embellishing a book Finishing (manufacturing), processes ...
Finishing (textiles)
... In textile manufacturing, finishing refers to the processes that convert the woven or knitted cloth into a usable material and more specifically to any process performed after dyeing ... Some finishing techniques such as bleaching and dyeing are applied to yarn before it is woven while others are applied to the grey cloth directly after it is woven or knitted ... Some finishing techniques, such as fulling, have been in use with hand-weaving for centuries others, such as mercerisation, are byproducts of the Industrial Revolution ...
Surface Finishing - Mechanical Finishing
... Mechanical finishing processes include Abrasive blasting Sandblasting Burnishing Grinding Mass finishing processes Tumble finishing Vibratory finishing Polishing Buffing The use ...
Belgian Second Division Final Rounds 2001–10 - 2010 - Qualifiers
... Roeselare for finishing fifteenth in the first division K.V.S.K ... United Overpelt-Lommel for finishing second R.A.E.C ... Mons for finishing third K.A.S ...
High-Rise (horse) - Racing Career - 1999: Four-year-old Season
... form" prior to the race he ran very disappointingly, finishing tailed off last of the eight runners behind Almutawakel ... reappearance, he ran a promising race in the Arc Trial at Newbury finishing three quarters of a length second to Fantastic Light, with the two finishing nine lengths clear of the other ... a month later he finished sixth, beaten three lengths the Champion Stakes, finishing strongly after being blocked and losing his place in a rough race ...

More definitions of "finishing":

  • (noun): A decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance).
    Synonyms: coating, finish

Famous quotes containing the word finishing:

    Finishing second in the Olympics gets you silver. Finishing second in politics gets you oblivion.
    Richard M. Nixon (b. 1913)

    Tailor’s work—the finishing of men’s outside garments—was the “trade” learned most frequently by women in [the 1820s and 1830s], and one or more of my older sisters worked at it; I think it must have been at home, for I somehow or somewhere got the idea, while I was a small child, that the chief end of woman was to make clothing for mankind.
    Lucy Larcom (1824–1893)

    Minerva House ... was “a finishing establishment for young ladies,” where some twenty girls of the ages from thirteen to nineteen inclusive, acquired a smattering of everything and a knowledge of nothing.
    Charles Dickens (1812–1870)