Noun(1) a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality(2) the result of improving something(3) the process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.(4) a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude(5) the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste
(1) Researchers have conducted testing and product development on a laboratory scale and are looking for an industrial partner for scale-up and further refinement of the process.(2) It has created a sense of subtle refinement that lots of London bars lack.(3) We are so covered with layers and layers of refinement , of social polish, of airs and graces and civilization and pretensions that the human in us almost ceases to exist.(4) the refinement of uranium(5) Designers at Chrysler exhibited elegance and refinement with the Firepower Grand Tourer Concept.(6) The flowery schemes shouldn't work, but they do (the line between bad taste and refinement can be a fine one).(7) Here, it's tempered somewhat by the movie's setting in the Depression-era South, and that many characters are particularly lacking in education or cultural refinement .(8) His dignity and refinement and focus and calm manner add up to a state of grace worthy of a man.(9) Dr Penkman added: ├ö├ç├┐This process is a refinement of a relatively old method first used in the 1960s.├ö├ç├û(10) We accept this sort of refinement during a creative process like design, not as part of a manufacturing process.(11) her carefully cultivated veneer of refinement(12) You're buying into a lifestyle that shrieks taste and refinement .(13) Uncluttered and spacious, the overall design suggests modern refinement and glamour rather than stuffy tradition.(14) So no matter how different the media or formats you use, all of the work reflects a highly calibrated process of editing and refinement .(15) When I think of Jenny a myriad of words come to mind; beauty, depth, elegance, refinement , talent, charm, sensuality, intellect├ö├ç┬¬ and these are just the first that come to mind!(16) The expense of imported goods would surely have signaled a market for any local entrepreneur who was prepared to seize the opportunity and produce objects of similar refinement and style.