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refine

 [re-fīn]
to purify or free from foreign matter.

re·fine

(rē-fīn'),
To free from impurities.

re·fine

(rĕ-fīn')
To free from impurities.

re·fine

(rē-fīn')
To free from impurities.

refine

to purify or free from foreign matter.
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Until 1996, double refined sugar had not yet produced in the country.
The Whole Truth: "Wheat" could mean refined or whole.
Refined Tastes is particularly strong in its analysis of how sugar gradually trickled down to all economic levels of the American consuming public, in its discussion of the different ways it was marketed, in its painstaking recovery of how reformers and marketers viewed the changing meaning of this commodity, and its insightful analysis of the connections between ideas of sweetness and femininity.
In one period, each volunteer consumed a diet including 6 to 10 daily servings of whole grains, and in the other, a diet that was identical except for the substitution of refined grains for whole grains.
In a properly grain refined melt, the active nuclei provided by Al-Ti-B master alloys promote heterogeneous nucleation with a fine grain size obtained at low levels of undercooling.
Yet the main ingredient in the lights is almost always fiber-poor refined white flour.
A reasonable spread in price must be present between the current refined copper price and that for purchased scrap in order for processing to be profitable.