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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.).

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  • You can see the story-telling process at work, what I call the refining and polishing.
  • The infrastructure for oil refining is already in place.
  • Pemex is way behind demand in refining capacity for unleaded gas.
  • There just isn't an obvious purpose for them in refining rocks on the Moon. for more
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