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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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But these kinds of inspiration Lydgate regarded as rather vulgar and vinous compared with the imagination that reveals subtle actions inaccessible by any sort of lens, but tracked in that outer darkness through long pathways of necessary sequence by the inward light which is the last refinement of Energy, capable of bathing even the ethereal atoms in its ideally illuminated space.
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.
She enjoyed that form of communication, which gave opportunity for a refinement and air of mystery not afforded by their personal interviews.
A few months before my arrival they had lived in a large and luxurious city called Paris, surrounded by friends and possessed of every enjoyment which virtue, refinement of intellect, or taste, accompanied by a moderate fortune, could afford.
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.
I consider it as one of the first refinements of polished society.
Jane Porter was glad that it was to be so, and in her heart of hearts she wondered at the marvelous fineness of character of this wondrous man, who, though raised by brutes and among brutes, had the true chivalry and tenderness which only associates with the refinements of the highest civilization.
SUBARU'S XV crossover model has been revised with a smarter interior, a re-tuned chassis and extra refinement.
Tata Motors senior vice president (Programme, Planning & Project Management, Passenger Vehicles) Girish Wagh said, 'The reason is that as we stand now, refinement is a challenge and what refinement can be given on this kind of a car (Nano) won't be acceptable to the Indian customer.
AFS-sponsored research has begun to study and develop a new procedure for aluminum silicon metal refinement for ultra-high strength and fracture toughness.
Contract notice: Baumeister, installation and lock work for the mesh refinement of the existing district heating network ba05.