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FINSMiami Dolphins (NFL team)
FINSFamily in Need of Services
FINSFire Island National Seashore
FINSFederal Information Notices
FINSFreight Information System
FINSForward-Looking Infrared Navigational System
FINSFixed Image Navigation Set (LANTIRN navigation set)
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References in classic literature ?
In connexion with this appellative of Whalebone whales , it is of great importance to mention, that however such a nomenclature may be convenient in facilitating allusions to some kind of whales, yet it is in vain to attempt a clear classification of the Leviathan, founded upon either his baleen, or hump, or fin, or teeth; notwithstanding that those marked parts or features very obviously seem better adapted to afford the basis for a regular system of Cetology than any other detached bodily distinctions, which the whale, in his kinds, presents.
He has a peculiar way of showing his dorsal hooked fin in swimming, which looks something like a Roman nose.
Nothing more until the moment when, like lightning, I saw the undaunted Captain hanging on to one of the creature's fins, struggling, as it were, hand to hand with the monster, and dealing successive blows at his enemy, yet still unable to give a decisive one.
By the black marking of the extremity of its fins, I recognised the terrible melanopteron of the Indian Seas, of the species of shark so properly called.
If during the earthquake [10] whic in 1835 overthrew Concepcion, in Chile, it was thought wonderful that small bodies should have been pitched a fe inches from the ground, what must we say to a movemen which has caused fragments many tons in weight, to mov onwards like so much sand on a vibrating board, and fin their level?
"He t'inks he kin scrap, but he'll fin' out diff'ent."
The heat exchangers with wavy fin configuration have been extensively studied for both the evaporator and condenser applications.
Pin fins have a variety of applications in industry due to their excellent heat transfer performance, e.g., in cooling of electronic components, in cooling of gas turbine blades, and recently, in hot water boilers of central heating systems, etc.
caught fins opens more market share for less sustainable fisheries.
F1 cars are set to lose their shark fins next season as McLaren isn't in favour of retain them.
People saw off the shark's fins while the shark is still alive, putting the fins aside before dumping the live and immobile shark back into the ocean.
Finally, shark fins are harvested through a barbaric process known as shark finning.