- leveling, smoothing, compacting, and otherwise treating surfaces of fresh or recently placed concrete or mortar to produce the desired appearance and service. See also float and trowel.
- noun the process of folding, gathering, stitching and binding the pages of a book after they have been printed
- noun the final part of the handbinding process, including lettering and tooling the covers
- the final steps in wine production before bottling, including fining, blending, and filtering