• 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 that are applied to a workpiece's surface
  • Finishing (textiles), processes applied to fabrics after weaving
  • Wood finishing, the process of embellishing and/or protecting the surface
  • The attendance to a finishing school
  • Finishing, the act or skill of scoring in soccer

    Definition of finishing in English Dictionary

  • NounPLfinishingsSUF-ing
    1. the act of completing something.
      1. (soccer) shooting ability.
        1. That guy's a slow and lazy player, but he's got excellent finishing
      2. The final work upon or ornamentation of a thing; finish.
      3. Verb
        1. present participle of finish.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Information acquired in that way, makes an impression ; this "boning" up for an examination is all right as a finishing touch, but it will not last.
            • The continuing evolution in implant design has led to changes in morphology, materials, surface finishing and tribologic coupling.
            • A solid mane thinner is indispensable in finishing the looks of your horse.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Participles
                  • Present participles
            Related Links:
            1. en finishings
            2. en finishing off
            3. en finishing line
            4. en finishing move
            5. en finishing lines
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of finishing for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "finishing" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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