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Noun
The process of removing impurities or unwanted elements from a substance
“I detailed what progress was being made on the tools and machinery, how refinement of superior metals was coming along, and the construction of blast furnaces and prototype pumps for the Bessemer converters.”
Noun
Cultured elegance in behaviour or manner
“It amused Kemp that old man Colter had sent his daughter away for refinement and culture, then brought her back to one of the roughest, most uncivilized places in the country.”
Noun
The improvement or clarification of something by the making of small changes
“Formula One became an intriguing sport not because of what it could do for the car industry and the latest refinement of the family saloon.”
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