from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Plural form of fine.
- n. Fine particles, whether or not airborne.
- n. Small particles of cereal at the bottom of a cereal box.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In metallurgy, ore which is pulverized or in too small particles to be smelted in the ordinary way.
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"Est modus in rebus, sunt certi denique fines ;" that is to say, a _modus_  as to the tithes and certain _fines_ . '
I highly doubt that being accused of business wrongdoings and paying 100 million in fines is the same thing as risking national security by outing an undercover CIA agent for political revenge and getting off completely free.
Both jail time and thousands in fines is appropriate.
Pittsburgh area, accusing them of impersonating Marine Corps officers, an offense that could result in fines and possibly jail time.
SKI: Actually, the experience in Massachusetts, with far lower fines, is that the simple requirement when matched with a fine, did result in broad compliance — even when it would have been “cheaper” for an individual to simply pay thefine.
Actually, the experience in Massachusetts, with far lower fines, is that the simple requirement when matched with a fine, did result in broad compliance — even when it would have been “cheaper” for an individual to simply pay thefine.
And what about all those young folks who voted for Obama who are part of the “tens of millions” (a number that seems to change by tens of millions among so-called “progressives”) of uninsured who get slapped with fines from the IRS for failing to follow the mandate from their government.
She owes Cleveland $1,040 in fines and late fees for seven camera-issued tickets and one parking ticket, Cleveland Municipal Court Clerk records show.
Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Shirley Strickland Saffold has not paid more than $1,000 in fines and late fees for city of Cleveland traffic and parking tickets issued since 2006, records show.
His companies paid $4.2 million in fines and penalties after two workers died in a fire in a Blankenship mine in 2006.