Definitions

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  • adjective Capable of being refined

Etymologies

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refine +‎ -able

Examples

  • What is more, taste is educable and refinable, and its use as the model for aesthetic sensitivity is fully warranted.

    Tastes and Pleasures

  • April 25th, 2006 at 7:44 pm o.k., class: 1. the world is running out of oil. it is happening. easily refinable oil is especially scarce light sweet crude.

    Firedoglake » Gas Prices

  • The region from the Gulf of Guinea to Sudan is becoming the subject of fierce competition by energy companies in a new scramble for Africa - for its high-quality, easily refinable oil.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • As to quality, in spite of rather too high a sulphur content, Middle Eastern oil is perfectly manageable, pumpable and refinable.

    Oil, Power Politics and the Arab Awakening

  • Genetically modified bacteria that munch on sugar to produce refinable fuels could bring down the cost of switching to cleaner energy.

    Latest Articles

  • Remember how the US committed to uranium rather than thorium fission, thus guaranteeing as a 'side effect' a source of large amounts of refinable plutonium.

    RealClimate

  • Genetically modified bacteria that munch on sugar to produce refinable oil could bring down the cost of switching to cleaner liquid fuels

    New Scientist - Online News

  • Genetically modified bacteria that munch on sugar to produce refinable oil could bring down the cost of switching to cleaner liquid fuels

    New Scientist - Online News

  • Genetically modified bacteria that munch on sugar to produce refinable oil could bring down the cost of switching to cleaner liquid fuels

    New Scientist - Online News

  • Endlessly refinable, PECOTA looked a year ago like the irresistible future of baseball prognostication.

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