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 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 Note: To make superfine sugar, place granulated sugar in a blender and mix on medium to high speed for 10 seconds. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 25 May 2021 This Trofeo suit is a blend of superfine wool & silk that creates a fabric that is naturally luminous and lightweight, with a sumptuous hand. Joseph Deacetis, Forbes, 10 May 2021 Microblading is a technique using a superfine pen (technically, a bundle of 12 to 15 needles) to deposit pigment into skin. Deanna Pai, Glamour, 7 May 2021 Whisk in the egg yolks one at a time, the superfine sugar, and the milk until smooth. Beth Segal, cleveland, 19 Feb. 2021 Corn flour, the superfine relative of cornmeal, is available at specialty markets, health food stores and online from retailers such as Bob’s Red Mill. Washington Post, 2 Dec. 2020 This cookie emerged from its package with a coat of superfine cookie grit dusted across its surface. Washington Post, 3 Dec. 2020

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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 30 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of superfine

: extremely thin
: made up of extremely small pieces
: of very high quality

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