HyperDic: finishing

English > 2 senses of the word finishing:
NOUNattributefinishing, coating, finisha decorative texture / texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
actfinishing, finishthe act of finishing
finishing > pronunciation
Soundsfih'nihshihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > finishing: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA decorative texture / texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance).
Synonymscoating, finish
NarrowerglazeA coating / coating for ceramics, metal, etc.
shoeshineA shiny finish put on shoes with polish and buffing
BroaderdecorativenessAn appearance that serves to decorate and make something more attractive
Spanishacabado, remate, retoque
Catalanacabament, rematada
Verbsfinishprovide with a finish
English > finishing: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of finishing.
Example "the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause"
Synonymfinish
Narrowerfinale, close, closing curtain, finisThe concluding part of any performance
Broadercompletion, culmination, closing, windup, mop upA concluding action
Oppositebeginning, start, commencementThe act of starting something
Catalanacabament
Verbsfinishcome or bring to a finish or an end / end

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