More definitions of "refinement":
- (noun): A subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude.
Synonyms: nuance, nicety, shade, subtlety
- (noun): The process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.).
Synonyms: refining, purification
- (noun): The result of improving something.
Example: "He described a refinement of this technique"
Famous quotes containing the word refinement:
“It is an immense loss to have all robust and sustaining expletives refined away from one! At ... moments of trial refinement is a feeble reed to lean upon.”
—Alice James (18481892)
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