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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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Double refined sugar is raw sugar after being processed or refined that it has high quality with almost zero content of dust and sulfur (SO2).
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Refined Tastes: Sugar, Confectionery, and Consumers in Nineteenth-Century America is an examination of how the meaning of sugar and confections changed over the course of the nineteenth century.
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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.
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.
Prolonged furnace holding of melts grain refined with Al-Ti-B master alloys can result in a gradual loss of grain refining effectiveness, commonly referred to as fade.
That's not only true of white breads, but usually of "wheat" breads as well (they're made mostly of refined white flour).
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Each study contains refinery level information relating to existing and planned (new build) refineries like 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.