Definition of refinery in English:


Syllabification: re·fin·er·y
Pronunciation: /rəˈfīn(ə)rē

noun (plural refineries)

An industrial installation where a substance is refined: an oil refinery
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  • By the end of the century, kerosene had become the chief product of American oil refineries.
  • But ethanol must be blended with gasoline at an oil refinery to make it usable as a fuel.
  • Hungary increased protection at its Paks nuclear station in the south and at the MOL oil refineries.

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