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Finery vs. Refinery

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Finerynoun

(obsolete) Fineness; beauty.

Refinerynoun

A building, or a mass of machinery, used to produce refined products such as sugar, oil, or metals.

Finerynoun

(countable) Ornament; decoration; especially, excessive decoration; showy clothes; jewels.

Refinerynoun

The building and apparatus for refining or purifying, esp. metals and sugar.

Finerynoun

fine point; minute characteristic

Refinerynoun

A furnace in which cast iron is refined by the action of a blast on the molten metal.

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Finerynoun

(ironworking) A charcoal hearth or furnace for the conversion of cast iron into wrought iron, or into iron suitable for puddling.

Refinerynoun

an industrial plant for purifying a crude substance

Finerynoun

Fineness; beauty.

β€˜Don't choose your place of study by the finery of the prospects.’;

Refinery

A refinery is a production facility composed of a group of chemical engineering unit processes and unit operations refining certain materials or converting raw material into products of value.

Finerynoun

Ornament; decoration; especially, excecially decoration; showy clothes; jewels.

β€˜Her mistress' cast-off finery.’;

Finerynoun

A charcoal hearth or furnace for the conversion of cast iron into wrought iron, or into iron suitable for puddling.

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Finerynoun

elaborate or showy attire and accessories

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