refine


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Synonyms for refine

Synonyms for refine

to make or become clear by the removal of impurities

to bring to perfection or completion

Synonyms for refine

make more complex, intricate, or richer

treat or prepare so as to put in a usable condition

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reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state

attenuate or reduce in vigor, strength, or validity by polishing or purifying

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make more precise or increase the discriminatory powers of

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The company began studying how to refine industrial waste for recycling in the mid-1990s but it took time.
Using this refined methodology, otologists can study the temporal bone anatomy in the laboratory, gain a better perspective of this part of the middle ear, and, in turn, refine their own surgical techniques for dealing with disease in the posterior tympanum.
Finally, automation of the underwriting logic allows a process to be presented to the customer directly eliminating double entry and generating better data quality that can be used to further refine the underwriting logic.
"We buy scrap precious metal, melt it, refine it and sell it back to the jewelry manufacturers.
Nippon Oil will refine about 20,000 barrels a day, the equivalent of 2 percent of its refining capacity.
While Al-Ti-B master alloys were shown to be powerful grain refiners in the original study, Al-B master alloys do not grain refine at all.
The ladle is undergoing extensive testing at Maynard Steel Casting, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where it is being used to refine commercial grades of steel containing very low levels of sulfur and oxygen (|is less than~10 ppm).
The thinking goes, "it is bad enough to depend on outsiders for crude oil, so let's at least be able to refine all the fuel we need." Thus, export markets for refined products are drying up.