Definitions for "Refined"
Freed from impurities or alloy; purifed; polished; cultured; delicate; as; refined gold; refined language; refined sentiments.
used of persons and their behavior; cultivated and genteel; "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste"
freed from impurities by processing; "refined sugar"; "refined oil"; "to gild refined gold"- Shakespeare
Keywords:  flour, endosperm, sifting, bran, husk
The process by which the coarse parts of a food are removed. When wheat is refined into flour, the bran, germ and husk are removed, leaving only the endosperm.
Term used for milled white rice. See Long Grain.
Refers to the fine grinding and sifting of cereal grains to produce white flour.
Keywords:  unbecoming, tawdry, hated, upset, neat
free from what is tawdry or unbecoming; "a neat style"; "a neat set of rules"; "she hated to have her neat plans upset"
clean cut, elegant quality.
Term for well-balanced wines. Mostly refers to reds, such as Zinfandel, that normally turn "powerful" in the barrel. Almost a synonym for "elegant".
Keywords:  upmarket, bit
A bit upmarket
Biophysical or chemical alteration of raw material. In regard to food, it means that components are removed in order to preserve them, destroying their holistic structure and energy/information/consciousness content.
This term describes a product or substance that is purified, clarified, or separated from extraneous matter.
Keywords:  pure