Übersetzung von “refine” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

refine

verb transitiverefine /rɪˈfaɪn/
to make a substance more pure by removing other substances
raffiner

techniques for refining oil/sugar
des techniques pour raffiner le pétrole/sucre
to change to make as perfect as possible
affiner

He spent years refining his theory.
Il a passé des années à affiner sa théorie.

(Übersetzung von “refine” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

refine

verb /rəˈfain/

to make (a substance eg sugar) pure by taking out dirt, waste substances etc

raffiner
Oil is refined before it is used.

to improve

perfectionner
We have refined our techniques considerably since the work began.
refined adjective

(negative unrefined)

very polite; well-mannered; elegant

raffiné
refined manners.

having been refined

raffiné
refined sugar.
refinement noun

good manners, good taste, polite speech etc.

raffinement

(an) improvement

perfectionnement
Some refinements are still being made to the product.
refinery noun (plural refineries)

a place where sugar or oil etc is refined

raffinerie
an oil refinery.

(Übersetzung von “refine” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)