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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of exceptional quality or refinement.
  • adj. Excessively delicate or refined.
  • adj. Of extra fine texture: superfine sandpaper.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Extremely or especially fine.
  • adj. Of a very high or pure grade.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Very fine, or most fine; being of surpassing fineness; of extra nice or fine quality.
  • adj. Excessively fine; too nice; over particular.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Very fine, or most fine; surpassing others in fineness: as, superfine cloth.
  • Excessively or faultily subtle: over-subtle; over-refined.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. excessively delicate or refined
  • adj. of extremely fine size or texture
  • adj. (used especially of merchandise) very fine in quality

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