Meaning of refinement
Pronunciation: (ri-fīn'munt), [key]
- fineness or elegance of feeling, taste, manners, language, etc.
- an instance of refined feeling, manners, etc.
- the act or process of refining.
- the quality or state of being refined.
- a subtle point or distinction.
- subtle reasoning.
- an improved, higher, or extreme form of something: a refinement of the old system.
- a set whose elements include the elements of a given set.
- refinement (Thesaurus)