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refine

[ri′fīn]
(engineering)
To free from impurities, as the separation of petroleum, ores, or chemical mixtures into their component parts.

REFINE

(1)
"Research on Knowledge-Based Software Environments at Kestrel Institute", D.R. Smith et al, IEEE Trans Soft Eng, SE-11(11) (1985). E-mail: <maria@kestrel.edu>.

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(2)
Cordell Green et al, Stanford U. Uses logic to specify and evolve programs. easoning Systems, Inc. E-mail: <help@reasoning.com>.
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Furthermore, the symmetry, regularity, and approximation orders of corresponding refinable functions are analyzed.
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Constructions of fundamental refinable functions are often based on a simple start function that is used as the input of a polynomial equation.
Next, let us assume that the dual refinable function [[PHI].
The integrated intensities are refinable variables in addition to the profile parameters.
The advent of the first world war would witness local wells producing crude refinable into high-grade motor oil to fuel American war production.
Combine sound, video, the ability to attach documents and a mechanism for interacting with customers (phone, chat and e-mail), and the Internet becomes the multimedia communications vehicle for the delivery of ta rgeted, rapidly refinable messages combining voice, text and images to specified recipients: narrowcasting plastic information rather than broadcasting static (commercial) information like the one-way medium of television.
This vision of autonomy as a multifaceted, refinable competence is the final distinguishing feature of Meyers's account.
Because of his commitment to the existence of psychological laws, Henderson defends his views against Rosenberg's argument that crucial psychological generalizations are not empirically refinable and thus non-nomic (by arguing that bootstrap testing can be used to refine them without their being self-verifying).
It can be deployed in two ways: dewatering only for conversion of the entire algae mass to a refinable bio-oil, or full separation of lipids and biomass to create more valuable products along with fuels.
A coker increases the amount of refinable material obtained from a barrel of oil.
17] Wayne Lawton, Infinite convolution products and refinable distributions on Lie groups, Trans.