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Extremely fine in size, texture, composition, etc.‘the ultra-fine particles emitted by diesel vehicles’‘the fiber in merino wool is ultra-fine’
- ‘Just's team focused on emissions of ultrafine soot particles linked to some of the most serious health problems.’
- ‘Scientists have long used ultra-fine glass tubes known as capillaries to analyze the chemical makeup of substances.’
- ‘Concentrating on my problem areas, June inserted a number of ultra-fine needles into my skin.’
- ‘The collection features hand-knitted apparel, accessories and jewelry and uses exclusively European yarns with high natural content like merino wool, linen, silk, cotton or ultra fine mohair.’
- ‘This satin smooth and ultra-fine formula applies easily to the skin to create definition and structure.’
- ‘The line I've been using by the way is 4lb Maxima, which is not ultra-fine diameter.’
- ‘An ultra-fine muslin or nylon curtain will do the job perfectly.’
- ‘The students used ultra-fine permanent markers to do the details on the jewelry and patterns on the gourd.’
- ‘The ultra-fine filter is a boon to brewers who need to remove cloudy yeast residues.’
- ‘We studied the ultrafine dust (or particulate matter) found in an underground station in Europe.’
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