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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: refine (0.00838 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to refine.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: refine menyaring
English → English (WordNet) Definition: refine refine v 1: improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; “refine one's style of writing” [syn: polish, fine-tune, down] 2: make more complex, intricate, or richer; “refine a design or pattern” [syn: complicate, rarify, elaborate] 3: treat or prepare so as to put in a usable condition; “refine paper stock”; “refine pig iron”; “refine oil” 4: reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities; “refine sugar” [syn: rectify] 5: attenuate or reduce in vigor, strength, or validity by polishing or purifying; “many valuable nutrients are refined out of the foods in our modern diet” 6: make more precise or increase the discriminatory powers of; “refine a method of analysis”; “refine the constant in the equation”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Refine Refine \Re*fine"\, v. i. 1. To become pure; to be cleared of feculent matter. [1913 Webster] So the pure, limpid stream, when foul with stains, Works itself clear, and, as it runs, refines. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. To improve in accuracy, delicacy, or excellence. [1913 Webster] Chaucer refined on Boccace, and mended his stories. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] But let a lord once own the happy lines, How the wit brightens! How the style refines! --Pope. [1913 Webster] 3. To affect nicety or subtilty in thought or language. “He makes another paragraph about our refining in controversy.” --Atterbury. [1913 Webster] Refine \Re*fine"\ (r?*f?n"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Refined (-find"); p. pr. & vb. n. Refining.] [Pref. re- + fine to make fine: cf. F. raffiner.] 1. To reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; to free from impurities; to free from dross or alloy; to separate from extraneous matter; to purify; to defecate; as, to refine gold or silver; to refine iron; to refine wine or sugar. [1913 Webster] I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined. --Zech. xiii. 9. [1913 Webster] 2. To purify from what is gross, coarse, vulgar, inelegant, low, and the like; to make elegant or exellent; to polish; as, to refine the manners, the language, the style, the taste, the intellect, or the moral feelings. [1913 Webster] Love refines The thoughts, and heart enlarges. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Syn: To purify; clarify; polish; ennoble. [1913 Webster]


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