What does refinery mean?

Definitions for refinery
rɪˈfaɪ nə rire·fin·e·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. refinerynoun

    an industrial plant for purifying a crude substance

Wiktionary

  1. refinerynoun

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

Wikipedia

  1. 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.

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  1. refinery

    A refinery is an industrial facility where raw materials, particularly crude oil, natural gas, and metals are processed and transformed into more valuable and usable substances or products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, or other refined products. These establishments implement complex processes including distillation, extraction, and purification.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Refinerynoun

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

  2. Refinerynoun

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

  3. Etymology: [Cf. F. raffinerie.]

Wikidata

  1. 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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of refinery in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of refinery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of refinery in a Sentence

  1. Jorge Andrs Castaeda:

    No one has ever built a refinery of that size in three years.

  2. Virendra Chauhan:

    This is the teapot effect, higher teapot demand and stronger refining margins which encouraged higher refinery throughputs have contributed to increased imports.

  3. Tariq Zahir of Tyche Capital:

    We are going to be going into refinery maintenance very shortly.

  4. Matt Smith:

    Gasoline is the star of the show today, ongoing strength in demand has yielded a large draw to gasoline inventories despite a rebound in refinery runs.

  5. Wirtmaja Puja:

    The SPR is in case of an energy crisis and emergency situations, such as when crude prices increase significantly, a tsunami, or refinery troubles.

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