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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.

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"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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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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Lawrence that she had at least one brother more gentlemanly and refined than Robert.
The men, as usual, liked her artless kindness and simple refined demeanour.
Such things could have had no perceptible effect on a thoroughly well-educated young lady, with a perfectly balanced mind, who had had all the advantages of fortune, training, and refined society.
com/research/84q4sp/global_refined) has announced the addition of the "Global Refined Cotton Industry Report 2015" report to their offering.
lt;br /><br />Refiners in China had been witnessing a weakness in refining margins due to an increase in crude prices and the government's conservative role in refined product (particularly gasoline and diesel) pricing.
But a serving of many foods weighs 30 to 55 grams (one to two ounces), which means "good source" foods could be as much as 85 percent refined grain.
The direct impact of the hurricanes has been measured in the temporary supply loss of refined petroleum products and natural gas.
Fadl notes that the ability to melt filings is particularly important because there is a wider spread between the cost of the filings he buys and the market price of the refined gold he sells.
Refined Tastes: Sugar, Confectionery, and Consumers in Nineteenth-Century America.
For different durations of mechanical treatment and for each relative speed we determined drainability and other properties of each refined whole pulp and its fibrous fraction (F > 100), and the refining net energy consumption.
Overweight people who eat whole grains rather than refined ones are better equipped to manage their blood-sugar concentrations, according to a new study.
It provides refinery level information relating to existing and planned (new build) refineries such as insights and forecasts of refinery capacities, refined petroleum products production and consumption, refinery complexity factor and comparison against peer group countries in the respective region.