fine-drawn


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fine-drawn

(fīn′drôn′)
adj.
1. Drawn out to a slender, threadlike state: fine-drawn wire.
2. Subtly or precisely fashioned: a fine-drawn theory.
3. Delicately formed: fine-drawn features.

fine-drawn

adj
1. (of arguments, distinctions, etc) precise or subtle
2. (Mechanical Engineering) (of wire) drawn out until very fine; attenuated
3. (of features) delicate or refined

fine′-drawn′



adj.
drawn out to extreme fineness or thinness.
Translations

fine-drawn

[ˈfaɪnˈdrɔːn] ADJ [wire] → muy delgado; [distinction] → sutil
References in classic literature ?
Never had he heard such jargon of scholastic philosophy, such fine-drawn distinctions, such cross-fire of major and minor, proposition, syllogism, attack and refutation.
Behold him, too fine-drawn to sweat, too pressed to vaunt the drugs in his little brass-bound box, ascending Shamlegh slope, a just man made perfect.
Now together, dark and bright woods sing, deep brown and glowing red make alchemy, as holding them on her lap, Margaret will bend, her fingers plucking each fine-drawn string, her voice joining in their harmony.