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refinement

[ri′fīn·mənt]
(mathematics)
A tower that can be obtained by inserting a finite number of subsets in a given tower.
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As I was sensible myself, that I had always behaved in a manner which reflected Honour on my Feelings and Refinement, I paid little attention to what she said, and desired her to satisfy my Curiosity by informing me how she came there, instead of wounding my spotless reputation with unjustifiable Reproaches.
It was the usual thing - the disappointment of the baffled drunkard - a little more terrible in his case perhaps because of the remnants of refinement still to be traced in his well-shaped features.
The bucolic mind does not readily apprehend the refinements of good taste.
Both the young ladies who had just left us were pleasing and pretty; and to own the truth, there was an air of modest refinement about them, that was not so apparent in this new visiter; but the dazzling appearance of the latter, at first, blinded me to her faults, and I saw nothing but her perfection.
Here we cannot help observing, that as there is so much of policy in the lowest life, great men often overvalue themselves on those refinements in imposture, in which they are frequently excelled by some of the lowest of the human species.
This," said he, "cannot hold; but a change, a total change of sentiments--No, no, do not desire it; for when the romantic refinements of a young mind are obliged to give way, how frequently are they succeeded by such opinions as are but too common, and too dangerous
Thus we perceive that the distinctions insisted upon were not within the contemplation of this enlightened civilian; and we shall be led to conclude, that they are the novel refinements of an erroneous theory.
Global Banking News-July 27, 2017--Official says banking rules need refinement
The Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) and Freie Universitat Berlin have appointed Dr Lars Lewejohann to the newly created chair for "Animal Welfare with Focus on Refinement in Laboratory Animal Science", which is assigned to the competence area "Reduction of severity and improvement of living conditions of laboratory animals".
In years past, Eugene officials supported appointment of "planning teams" composed of people from the affected neighborhoods to lead the processes that produced draft proposals for "neighborhood refinement plans.
Recall that NEP diverges under grid refinement on nonsmooth regions, while it has the same order of magnitude of the local error on smooth ones [4].
SUBARU'S XV crossover model has been revised with a smarter interior, a re-tuned chassis and extra refinement.