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1. Of exceptional quality or refinement.
2. Excessively delicate or refined.
3. Of extra fine texture: superfine sandpaper.

su′per·fine′ness n.


1. of exceptional fineness or quality
2. excessively refined
ˌsuperˈfineness n


(ˌsu pərˈfaɪn)

1. extra fine, as in grain or texture: superfine sugar.
2. excessively refined; overnice.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.superfine - of extremely fine size or texture; "superfine sugar"; "a superfine file"
fine - of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles; "wood with a fine grain"; "fine powdery snow"; "fine rain"; "batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave"; "covered with a fine film of dust"
2.superfine - excessively delicate or refined
refined - (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel; "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste"
3.superfine - (used especially of merchandise) very fine in quality; "made of superfine Flemish cloth"
best - (superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities; "the best film of the year"; "the best solution"; "the best time for planting"; "wore his best suit"


[ˈsuːpəfaɪn] ADJextrafino


adj clay, sugarsehr fein; distinctionübertrieben fein
References in classic literature ?
He ruined himself in miraculous waistcoats, in trousers that were tight, half-tight, pleated, or embroidered; in superfine boots, well-made coats which outlined his elegant figure; in bewitching collars, spotless gloves, and immaculate hats.
"Then your feelings are less superfine than I took them to be; you must be a coarse, callous character, to bear such a thwack without staggering under it."
Pickwick placed four closely-written sides of extra superfine wire-wove penitence in the hands of the astounded Mr.
you mustn't take hold of my superfine black coat-sleeve in that unceremonious manner."
Where was this superfine, extraordinary sort of gallantry of yours then?"
I do not know how it had become mine, except through my reading, and I think it was through the devotion I then had for a certain author that I came to a knowledge not of good and evil so much as of common and superfine.
Note: If you can't find caster or superfine sugar, pulse granulated sugar in a food processor until it is finely ground.
They said price of 80 kilogramme (KG) flour sack has increased to Rs3,700 from Rs2,900 and superfine flour from Rs3,300 to Rs4,600 in a year.
Engineered Polymer Solutions and Color Corporation of America launched NovoColor Superfine waterborne dispersions for in-plant tinting of coatings and stains where a high degree of color transparency is desired.
On July 31, Zibo High-tech Zone held the signing ceremony of Zibo Xingao Anti-corrosion New Materials Superfine Energy Efficiency Technology Research Institute at Torch Building.
Put an end to that with Cover FX's setting sprays which now include a High Performance Setting Spray (PS23) which is quick drying and locks make-up in place for up to 24 hours, and a Dewy Finish Setting Spray (PS23) which is a superfine mist that leaves a dewy, hydrated look and helps prevent make-up settling in fine lines.