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Refined Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • free from what is tawdry or unbecoming; "a neat style"; "a neat set of rules"; "she hated to have her neat plans upset"
  • suggesting taste, ease, and wealth
  • made pure
  • used of persons and their behavior; cultivated and genteel; "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste"
  • freed from impurities by processing; "refined sugar"; "refined oil"; "to gild refined gold"- Shakespeare
  • showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience; "his polished manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"

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  • Refined Bitumen Association: The Refined Bitumen Association is the trade association for UK bitumen companies. It was formed in 1968. In 2000, it formed the Asphalt Industry Alliance
  • Refined grains: Refined grains, in contrast to whole grains, refers to grain products consisting of grains or grain flours that have been significantly modified from
  • Refined Printing Command Stream: Refined Printing Command Stream, also known as RPCS, is a vector-based printing/duplicating control protocol, designed for communication between Microsoft
  • Refined sugar: refining process to produce refined sugar or white sugar. Refined sugar is widely used for industrial needs for higher quality. Refined sugar is purer (ICUMSA
  • OIL: Chicago Punk Refined: OIL: Chicago Punk Refined is a punk compilation CD released in 2003 on Thick Records. All tracks were recorded over a 15 day period in an old oil blending

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* Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls. - Gaston Bachelard

* It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship. - Colette


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