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fin

 
 
pronunciation:
fIn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a thin, flat body part of a fish and certain other water animals which is used for swimming or balance.
The fish's fins help it travel through the water.Everyone got out of the water when someone saw the fin of a shark.
 
definition 2: anything that looks or works like a fin. Fins are often found on airplanes, boats, or cars.
definition 3: a rubber flipper worn on the feet by an underwater swimmer.
derivation: finlike (adj.)
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The words fin and Finn sound alike but have different meanings. To find out why a fish has little use for a Finn, look up Finn.
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