of or relating to a topology or a topological space whose open sets include all the open sets of a second specified topology on the space.
- Compare coarser.
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How to use finer in a sentence
Fernández’s tracking data EPV model breaks possession value into component models for finer-grained values and a better look at players’ decision-making.Possession Is The Puzzle Of Soccer Analytics. These Models Are Trying To Solve It. | John Muller | September 14, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
The finer-grained the targeting, the better the chance of a click, which would give advertisers more bang for their buck.How Facebook got addicted to spreading misinformation | Karen Hao | March 11, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
Denser materials hold heat better than finer-grained ones, like how a sandy beach cools quickly after sundown, but single large rocks remain warm.The asteroid Bennu’s brittle boulders may make grabbing a sample easier | Lisa Grossman | October 8, 2020 | Science News
To get a slightly finer-grained look at population outflow, we called up Nancy Wu.
On many of the finer points of this issue, though, SNL was wide of the mark.SNL Parodies Schoolhouse Rock Hilariously, Gets A Lot Wrong | Jack Holmes, The Daily Beast Video | November 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Is there a finer prize for any writer of fiction than the ability to predict the future?This 1979 Novel Predicted Putin’s Invasion Of Crimea | Michael Weiss | May 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
One person who holds a much higher opinion of Klitschko is somebody who learned his finer qualities while facing him in the ring.Here's What It's Like to Fight Vitali Klitschko, Ukraine’s Revolutionary Champ | Michael Daly | February 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Bandar bin Sultan smoked fine cigars and drank finer Cognac.Prince Bandar bin Sultan, Saudi Arabia’s Gatsby, Master Spy | Christopher Dickey | November 16, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
And I have never known anyone with a finer sense of occasion than Seamus Heaney.
In connection with this comes the consideration of slides and the finer modulations of tone-color, movement, and cadence.Expressive Voice Culture | Jessie Eldridge Southwick
As observation widens and grows finer, the first bald representation becomes fuller and more life-like.Children's Ways | James Sully
With children of finer perception the transition to a correct profile view may be carried much further.Children's Ways | James Sully
German tobacco cures well, and some of the finer sorts make excellent cigar wrappers and are much esteemed throughout Europe.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
Harrowing makes finer the lumps near the surface, and mixes the fertilizer deeper than a rake can be used.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.