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fine-drawn

[ fahyn-drawn ]
/ ˈfaɪnˈdrɔn /
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adjective
drawn out to extreme fineness or thinness.
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Origin of fine-drawn

First recorded in 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for fine-drawn

fine-drawn

adjective
(of arguments, distinctions, etc) precise or subtle
(of wire) drawn out until very fine; attenuated
(of features) delicate or refined
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