(superl.) Not coarse; comminuted; in small particles; as, fine sand or flour.
(superl.) Not thick or heavy; slender; filmy; as, a fine thread.
(superl.) Thin; attenuate; keen; as, a fine edge.
(superl.) Made of fine materials; light; delicate; as, fine linen or silk.
(superl.) Having (such) a proportion of pure metal in its composition; as, coins nine tenths fine.
(superl.) (Used ironically.)
(a.) To make fine; to refine; to purify, to clarify; as, to fine gold.
(a.) To make finer, or less coarse, as in bulk, texture, etc.; as. to fine the soil.
(a.) To change by fine gradations; as (Naut.), to fine down a ship's lines, to diminish her lines gradually.
(n.) End; conclusion; termination; extinction.
(n.) A sum of money paid as the settlement of a claim, or by way of terminating a matter in dispute; especially, a payment of money imposed upon a party as a punishment for an offense; a mulct.
(n.) A final agreement concerning lands or rents between persons, as the lord and his vassal.
(n.) A sum of money or price paid for obtaining a benefit, favor, or privilege, as for admission to a copyhold, or for obtaining or renewing a lease.
(n.) To impose a pecuniary penalty upon for an offense or breach of law; to set a fine on by judgment of a court; to punish by fine; to mulct; as, the trespassers were fined ten dollars.
(v. i.) To pay a fine. See Fine, n., 3 (b).
(v. t.) To finish; to cease; or to cause to cease.
(1) The fine structure of neurofibrillary tangles in the hippocampal gyrus, substantia nigra, pontine nuclei and locus coeruleus of the brain was postmortem studied in a case of progressive supranuclear palsy.
(2) As a group, the three mammalian proteins resemble bovine serum conglutinin and behave as lectins with rather broad sugar specificities directed at certain non-reducing terminal N-acetylglucosamine, mannose, glucose and fucose residues, but with subtle differences in fine specificities.
(3) On the way back to Pristina later, the lawyer told me everything was fine.
(4) The move would require some secondary legislation; higher fines for employers paying less than the minimum wage would require new primary legislation.
(5) The surface of all cells was covered by a fuzzy coat consisting of fine hairs or bristles.
(6) The fine needle aspiration cytology features of twelve peripherally located bronchioloalveolar cell carcinomas of the lung diagnosed by fine needle aspiration biopsy are described.
(7) Recognition of this deficiency in our knowledge spurred a belated explosion of research that began with an exploration of the fine structure of the mesothelium.
(8) There were pronounced differences from the fine structural aspects in late infantile cases.
(9) TCR beta chain gene expression of individual T cell clones that share the same MHC class II restriction and similar fine specificity for the encephalitogenic NH2 terminus of the autoantigen myelin basic protein (MBP) has been examined.
(10) The use of sigma 54 promoters, known to require cognate binding proteins, could allow the fine-tuning that provides the temporal ordering of flagellar gene transcription.
(11) While there has been almost no political reform during their terms of office, there have been several ambitious steps forward in terms of environmental policy: anti-desertification campaigns; tree planting; an environmental transparency law; adoption of carbon targets; eco-services compensation; eco accounting; caps on water; lower economic growth targets; the 12th Five-Year Plan; debate and increased monitoring of PM2.5 [fine particulate matter] and huge investments in eco-cities, "clean car" manufacturing, public transport, energy-saving devices and renewable technology.
(12) That, however, is reserved for the most serious cases and the indications are that a fine is the likely outcome.
(13) These findings in a patient with acute leukaemia are strongly suspicious of fungal infection, and percutaneous fine-needle aspiration under ultrasound or computed tomography-guidance is indicated.
(14) Any MP who claims this is not statutory regulation is a liar, and should be forced to retract and apologise, or face a million pound fine.
(15) There’s a fine line between pushing them to their limits and avoiding injury, and Alberto is a master at it.
(16) While circulating the quarries is illegal – you risk a fine of up to €60 – neither the IGC nor the police seem to mind the veteran cataphiles who possess a good knowledge of the underground space, and who respect their heritage.
(17) No differences in cell fine structure or in growth factor requirements for cell proliferation were noted between normal and CF cells.
(18) of complete tryptic digests of the IRBPs indicate that, although they have in common a similar preponderance of hydrophobic peptides, all three proteins differ extensively in their fine structure.
(19) Failure to meet these deadlines, and others listed in the judgement, face a daily fine of 150,000 reais.
(20) Nuclear DNA distribution in fine-needle specimens from 112 breast carcinomas and 45 prostatic tumours was studied.
(n.) Flax; linen.
(n.) The longer and finer fiber of flax.
(v. t.) To cover the inner surface of; as, to line a cloak with silk or fur; to line a box with paper or tin.
(v. t.) To put something in the inside of; to fill; to supply, as a purse with money.
(v. t.) To place persons or things along the side of for security or defense; to strengthen by adding anything; to fortify; as, to line works with soldiers.
(v. t.) To impregnate; -- applied to brute animals.
(n.) A linen thread or string; a slender, strong cord; also, a cord of any thickness; a rope; a hawser; as, a fishing line; a line for snaring birds; a clothesline; a towline.
(n.) A more or less threadlike mark of pen, pencil, or graver; any long mark; as, a chalk line.
(n.) The course followed by anything in motion; hence, a road or route; as, the arrow descended in a curved line; the place is remote from lines of travel.
(n.) Direction; as, the line of sight or vision.
(n.) A row of letters, words, etc., written or printed; esp., a row of words extending across a page or column.
(n.) A short letter; a note; as, a line from a friend.
(n.) A verse, or the words which form a certain number of feet, according to the measure.
(n.) Course of conduct, thought, occupation, or policy; method of argument; department of industry, trade, or intellectual activity.
(n.) That which has length, but not breadth or thickness.
(n.) The exterior limit of a figure, plat, or territory; boundary; contour; outline.
(n.) A threadlike crease marking the face or the hand; hence, characteristic mark.
(n.) Lineament; feature; figure.
(n.) A straight row; a continued series or rank; as, a line of houses, or of soldiers; a line of barriers.
(n.) A series or succession of ancestors or descendants of a given person; a family or race; as, the ascending or descending line; the line of descent; the male line; a line of kings.
(n.) A connected series of public conveyances, and hence, an established arrangement for forwarding merchandise, etc.; as, a line of stages; an express line.
(n.) A circle of latitude or of longitude, as represented on a map.
(n.) The equator; -- usually called the line, or equinoctial line; as, to cross the line.
(n.) A long tape, or a narrow ribbon of steel, etc., marked with subdivisions, as feet and inches, for measuring; a tapeline.
(n.) A measuring line or cord.
(n.) That which was measured by a line, as a field or any piece of land set apart; hence, allotted place of abode.
(n.) Instruction; doctrine.
(n.) The proper relative position or adjustment of parts, not as to design or proportion, but with reference to smooth working; as, the engine is in line or out of line.
(n.) The track and roadbed of a railway; railroad.
(n.) A row of men who are abreast of one another, whether side by side or some distance apart; -- opposed to column.
(n.) The regular infantry of an army, as distinguished from militia, guards, volunteer corps, cavalry, artillery, etc.
(n.) A trench or rampart.
(n.) Dispositions made to cover extended positions, and presenting a front in but one direction to an enemy.
(n.) Form of a vessel as shown by the outlines of vertical, horizontal, and oblique sections.
(n.) One of the straight horizontal and parallel prolonged strokes on and between which the notes are placed.
(n.) A number of shares taken by a jobber.
(n.) A series of various qualities and values of the same general class of articles; as, a full line of hosiery; a line of merinos, etc.
(n.) The wire connecting one telegraphic station with another, or the whole of a system of telegraph wires under one management and name.
(n.) The reins with which a horse is guided by his driver.
(n.) A measure of length; one twelfth of an inch.
(v. t.) To mark with a line or lines; to cover with lines; as, to line a copy book.
(v. t.) To represent by lines; to delineate; to portray.
(v. t.) To read or repeat line by line; as, to line out a hymn.
(v. t.) To form into a line; to align; as, to line troops.
(1) Similar experimental manipulation has yielded in vitro lines established from avian B-cell lymphomas expressing elevated levels of c-myc or v-rel.
(2) The effect of insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) on growth of small cell lung cancer (SCLC) cell lines was studied.
(3) The liver metastasis was produced by intrasplenic injection of the fluid containing of KATOIII in nude mouse and new cell line was established using the cells of metastatic site.
(4) After stimulation with lipopolysaccharide and calcium ionophore A23187, culture supernatants of clones c18A and c29A showed cytotoxic activity against human melanoma A375 Met-Mix and other cell lines which were resistant to the tumor necrosis factor, lymphotoxin and interleukin 1.
(5) The predicted non-Lorentzian line shapes and widths were found to be in good agreement with experimental results, indicating that the local orientational order (called "packing" by many workers) in the bilayers of small vesicles and in multilamellar membranes is substantially the same.
(6) On the other hand, human IL-9, which is a homologue to murine P40, was cloned from a cDNA library prepared with mRNA isolated from PHA-induced T-cell line (C5MJ2).
(7) However, four of ten young adult outer arm (relatively sun-exposed) and one of ten young adult inner arm (relatively sun-protected) fibroblasts lines increased their saturation density in response to retinoic acid.
(8) The promoters of the adenovirus 2 major late gene, the mouse beta-globin gene, the mouse immunoglobulin VH gene and the LTR of the human T-lymphotropic retrovirus type I were tested for their transcription activities in cell-free extracts of four cell lines; HeLa, CESS (Epstein-Barr virus-transformed human B cell line), MT-1 (HTLV-I-infected human T cell line without viral protein synthesis), and MT-2 (HTLV-I-infected human T cell line producing viral proteins).
(9) In contrast to L2 and L3 in L1 the mid gut runs down in a straight line without any looping.
(10) In addition, KM231 could detect a small amount of the antigen ganglioside in human gastric normal and cancerous mucosa and in gastric cancer cell lines by HPTLC-immunostaining.
(11) Taken together these results are consistent with the view that primary CTL, as well as long term cloned CTL cell lines, exercise their cytolytic activity by means of perforin.
(12) It is my desperate hope that we close out of town.” In the book, God publishes his own 'It Getteth Better' video and clarifies his original writings on homosexuality: I remember dictating these lines to Moses; and afterward looking up to find him staring at me in wide-eyed astonishment, and saying, "Thou do knowest that when the Israelites read this, they're going to lose their fucking shit, right?"
(13) The aetiological factors concerned in the production of paraumbilical and epigastric hernias have been reviewed along structural--functional lines.
(14) The antiproliferative activity of IFN was studied using the parental L cell line, a tk- derivative, and a tk- (tk+) subline into which the tk gene of herpes simplex virus was introduced.
(15) A murine keratinocyte cell line that is resistant to the growth-inhibitory effects of transforming growth factor beta 1 (TGF beta 1) was examined for differential gene expression patterns that may be related to the mechanism of the loss of TGF beta 1 responsiveness.
(16) "This was very strategic and it was in line of the ideology of the Bush administration which has been to put in place a free market and conservative agenda."
(17) Cell lines specific for class I or class II loci of the MHC produced interferon and colony-stimulating factors.
(18) Seven patients were treated with combination chemotherapy, consisting of CHOP (cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, prednisone) or MOPP (chloromethine, vincristine, procarbazine, prednisone), in some cases followed by non-cross-resistant second line chemotherapy, if no complete response was attained.
(19) Displacement of a colinear line over the same range without an offset evoked little, if any, response.
(20) N-Ethylmaleimide-sensitive 5'-nucleotide phosphodiesterase and alkaline phosphatase activities from other cell lines were also recovered in the cytosol.