Refineries

Buildings or other industrial installations where a material, such as sugar, oil, metal, etc., is refined, meaning it is purified, clarified, distilled, or otherwise treated, typically by a series of industrial processes, to make the material purer or of a finer quality.

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2863
Names
refineries
refinery
raffinaderijen Dutch
raffinaderij Dutch
olieraffinaderij Dutch
olieraffinaderijen Dutch
refinerías Spanish
refinería Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006254. The J. Paul Getty Trust.