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Definition of Refining

Refining
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.

Meaning of Refining from wikipedia

- transformations, such as the reduction of ore to metal (for which see Refining (metallurgy)). The refining of liquids is often accomplished by distillation or fractionation;...
- Consumer Federation of America) Basics of Oil Refining Overview of crude oil refining process Refining NZ Learning Centre Oil Refinery Process Animations...
- American Sugar Refining, Inc. is a large cane sugar refining company, with a production capacity of 6.5 million tons of sugar. The company produces a...
- Yanbu (400,000 bbl/d (64,000 m3/d)) List of international refining ventures: Fujian Refining and Petrochemical Co. (FRPC), People's Republic of China Sinopec...
- and marketer in the nation. Western Refining has been acquired by Tesoro another independent petroleum Refining and marketing corporation. The company...
- of other minerals out of solution, and re-evaporated. During this same refining process it is often also iodized. Salt crystals are translucent and cubic...
- Petroleum refining processes are the chemical engineering processes and other facilities used in petroleum refineries (also referred to as oil refineries)...
- company to ****mann's and Best Foods, now part of Unilever. American Sugar Refining Company, became Domino Sugar in 1900, now Domino Foods, Inc. American Tobacco...
- A turnaround (commonly abbreviated TAR) is a scheduled event wherein an entire process unit of an industrial plant (refinery, petrochemical plant, power...
- subsidiary of Royal Dutch S****) and Saudi Refining Inc. (controlled by Saudi Aramco). In 1988, Texaco and Saudi Refining agreed to form a joint venture known...
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