refinement

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  • Of the refinements of love the great mass of men can know nothing. Cited from The Magnificent Montez, by Horace Wyndham
  • How you have gone into all the refinements and details of the question! Cited from The Idiot, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Who shall say the ladies of the present age don't understand refinements? Cited from The Ladies, by E. Barrington
  • These refinements, or some of them, have been observed in several other buildings. Cited from A History Of Greek Art, by F. B. Tarbell
  • The advanced rules included all rules from the second edition with some refinements in play.
  • Generally speaking, a refinement of a given structure is another that in some sense contains it.
  • Refinement is the fourth and most critical stage in using formal decision methods.
  • Two years later he received a third patent for further refinements to the process.
  • A refinement of a series is another series containing each of the terms of the original series.
  • These elements experienced considerable refinement and development over the course of the history of the culture.
  • However, with refinements the method could be made to work on land.
  • Subsequent studies need to be done for refinement before usage eventually might be possible.
  • Numerous refinements have been suggested to account for other factors, as seen below.
  • If two programs are refinements of each other, then the programs are equivalent.
  • All the refinements that money can purchase, travel, education, are here at work. Cited from The Open Air, by Richard Jefferies
  • I confess to little faith in such refinements, when no evidence is produced. Cited from Travels of Marco Polo Volume 1, by Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa
  • Such writers produced work of great refinement in popular metres for a local audience.
  • There is no end of the refinements of art and nature in this respect. Cited from Table-Talk, William Hazlitt
  • Being an older race, it is perhaps natural that we should have developed certain refinements as yet unknown to you. Cited from Spacehounds of IPC, by Edward Elmer Smith
  • The drawing can either be left as it is or used as the basis for further refinement.
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Words starting with refinement

Meaning of refinement

  • noun The result of improving something
    he described a refinement of this technique
  • noun The quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste
    a man of intellectual refinement, he is remembered for his generosity and civilization