an act or instance of evaluating or appraising.
(especially in medicine) a diagnosis or diagnostic study of a physical or mental condition.
verb (used with object), refined, refining. 1. to bring to a fine or a pure state; free from impurities: to refine metal, sugar, or petroleum. 2. to purify from what is coarse, vulgar, or debasing; make elegant or cultured. 3. to bring to a finer state or form by purifying. 4. to make more fine, […]
adjective 1. having or showing well-bred feeling, taste, etc.: refined people. 2. freed or free from coarseness, vulgarity, etc.: refined taste. 3. freed from impurities: refined sugar. 4. very subtle, precise, or exact: refined distinctions. verb (used with object), refined, refining. 1. to bring to a fine or a pure state; free from impurities: to […]
- Refined c
(RC) An extension of C to directly specify data access rights so that flow analysis, and hence automatic parallelisation, is more effective. Research implementations only. “Refining A Conventional Language For Race-Free Specification Of Parallel Algorithms,” H.G. Dietz et al, Proc 1984 Intl Conf Parallel Proc, pp.380-382.
- Refined fortran
(RF) Similar to Refined C. Research implementations only. “Refined Fortran: Another Sequential Language for Parallel Programming,” H.G. Dietz et al, Proc 1986 Intl Conf Parallel Proc, pp.184-191.