Definition of Refine. Meaning of Refine. Synonyms of Refine

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Definition of Refine

Refine
Refine Re*fine" (r?*f?n"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Refined (-find"); p. pr. & vb. n. Refining.] [Pref. re- + fine to make fine: cf. F. raffiner.] 1. To reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; to free from impurities; to free from dross or alloy; to separate from extraneous matter; to purify; to defecate; as, to refine gold or silver; to refine iron; to refine wine or sugar. I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined. --Zech. xiii. 9. 2. To purify from what is gross, coarse, vulgar, inelegant, low, and the like; to make elegant or exellent; to polish; as, to refine the manners, the language, the style, the taste, the intellect, or the moral feelings. Love refines The thoughts, and heart enlarges. --Milton. Syn: To purify; clarify; polish; ennoble.
Refine
Refine Re*fine", v. i. 1. To become pure; to be cleared of feculent matter. So the pure, limpid stream, when foul with stains, Works itself clear, and, as it runs, refines. --Addison. 2. To improve in accuracy, delicacy, or excellence. Chaucer refined on Boccace, and mended his stories. --Dryden. But let a lord once own the happy lines, How the wit brightens! How the style refines! --Pope. 3. To affect nicety or subtilty in thought or language. ``He makes another paragraph about our refining in controversy.' --Atterbury.

Meaning of Refine from wikipedia

- Refining (also perhaps called by the mathematical term affining) is the process of purification of a (1) substance or a (2) form. The term is usually used...
- it is the most premium Refine MPV, sitting above the Refine M3, Refine M4, and Refine M5 making it the flagship of the Refine series. According to the...
- Army 2020 Refine, formerly known as ****ure Army Structure (Next Steps) or FAS (Next Steps), is the name given to an ongoing restructuring of the British...
- OpenRefine, formerly called Google Refine and before that Freebase Gridworks, is a standalone open source desktop application for data cleanup and transformation...
- generation Refine MPV) was sold alongside its predecessor. Refine M5 I pre-facelift (JAC Refine) front Refine M5 I pre-facelift (JAC Refine) rear Refine M5 I...
- The JAC Refine S3 is a Compact CUV produced by JAC Motors under the Refine sub-brand. Originally launched on the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show as the Heyue S30...
- The JAC Refine A60 (瑞风A60) is an executive car made by the Chinese automaker JAC. The Refine A60 is the largest sedan of the JAC Refine series, and was...
- The JAC Refine S4 is a Compact CUV produced by JAC Motors. Originally launched on October 30, 2018, the Refine S4 was sold under the Refine sub-brand...
- The JAC Refine S5 is a Compact CUV that was produced by JAC Motors and positioned above the slightly smaller JAC Refine S3. Previewed by the JAC Eagle...
- MPVs and CUVs. Refine M6 Refine M5 (Refine II, M2) (2.0 litre) - restyled in 2004 (Refine Gold, Refine II) Refine M4 Refine M3 Refine M2- Previously the...
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