su·​per·​fine | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈfīn How to pronounce superfine (audio) \

Definition of superfine

1 : overly refined or nice
2 : of extremely fine size or texture superfine toothbrush bristles superfine sugar
3 : of high quality or grade used especially of merchandise

Examples of superfine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The superfine particles of volcanic ash will quickly absorb excess oil and other grime that can cause congestion on the skin’s surface. The Salt Lake Tribune, 9 May 2022 Note: To make superfine sugar, place granulated sugar in blender and blend on medium-high speed for 10 to 15 seconds. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 20 Dec. 2021 By combining a standard BBQ lighter with superfine microneedles that are common in medical and cosmetic procedures, researchers have developed a $1 device that uses electricity to inject certain vaccines more efficiently—and less painfully. Sam Jones, Scientific American, 16 Nov. 2021 Ramos’s original recipe called for superfine sugar, but making a syrup is much easier and more precise. Jason O'bryan, Robb Report, 4 Nov. 2021 In a stand mixer with the whisk attachment, combine the egg whites, cream of tartar and superfine sugar. Abigail Abesamis Demarest, Forbes, 27 Oct. 2021 Babylights are superfine highlights made to mimic the way a little kid's hair gets lighter in the sun, and look more natural than regular highlights or balayage. Bella Cacciatore, Glamour, 21 July 2021 But using this technique, the scientists could sample over 2,000 spots along the 2.5 miles of cable—one every six and a half feet—giving them a superfine resolution of activity above ground. Matt Simon, Wired, 28 June 2021 The Core performance collection is known for its superfine Merino knitwear, designed with minimal seams and an innovative second skin fabrication exclusively developed by Nagnata, in collaboration with The Woolmark Company. Karin Eldor, Forbes, 1 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of superfine

1575, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Superfine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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