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  • noun Plural form of refinement.


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  • (The list of refinements is too long to cover here; you can see it on their website.)

    Rifles of Interest: Montana High Country Series Ridgeline

  • You can type in your query in plain English, get suggestions for search-term refinements, or do any of more than 40 specialized searches, including movies, government Web sites, patents, airline flights and human faces.

    Searching For The Best Engine

  • Yahoo is now offering search term refinements on results pages.

    Yahoo Adds Search Term Suggestions « ResourceShelf

  • He was innocent to childishness concerning certain refinements of the point of honor, yet he was very well able to conduct his affairs to the best possible end without disturbing himself as to the good or evil which might result therefrom to others.


  • Certain refinements were clearly necessary to this man, who was ready to plunge himself into a country of savages nevertheless, where all the refinement would be his own.

    The Old Helmet

  • That attitude creeps into my leisure reading, making it hard for me to read writers whose skills might be perfect for the story they’re telling, but might lack certain refinements — the very things I’m focussing on during the teaching.

    Kristine Kathryn Rusch » 2008 » November

  • As for short-term refinements, teen said waterproofing and shock-proofing need improvement right away.

    40% of teenagers don't want a landline

  • The refinements were the same as those that show in Google Base.

    Internet News: Advertising Archives

  • After you've optimized where search boxes are placed on your site, don't forget to try new targeting options such as keyword refinements and vertical search.

    Optimizing your search box

  • The refinements were the same as those that show in Google Base.

    Internet News: Google Base


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