noun (plural refineries)
An industrial installation where a substance is refined: an oil refinery
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of refinery in:
- The US English dictionary