English version

fin in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfinfin /fɪn/ ●○○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 trout.jpg HBFone of the thin body parts that a fish uses to swim2 TTApart of a plane that sticks up at the back and helps it to fly smoothly3 TTC (also tail fin) a thin piece of metal that sticks out from a car or bomb at the back4 a flipper
Examples from the Corpus
fin• The caudal fin is yellow-brown, and the dorsal spine and long snout are orange.• When stocking a pool with fish, take care to select healthy individuals with firm, meaty bodies and erect dorsal fins.• This is a deep blue fish with red shading on his fins.• Almost all the major fins possess spines and venom glands.• Picture a shallow pool with a glassy surface, and in the pool picture minnows fluttering their tail fins but otherwise stationary.• Cars are fatter and fewer, and imitate animals with their fins and wings.