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synonyms for refinery

  • refiner
  • cleaner
  • cleanser
  • detergent
  • disinfectant
  • filter
  • fumigator
  • wash
  • clarifier
  • decontaminant
  • deodorizer
  • sanitizer
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Satellite imagery collated by his team shows that between 2013 and 2017, there were 330 clusters of makeshift refineries across the self-administered region—comprising somewhere between 10,000 and 15,000 refineries of varying sizes.
HOW SYRIA'S DECADE-LONG WAR HAS LEFT A TOXIC ENVIRONMENTAL LEGACYJOSEPH HINCKSMARCH 15, 2021TIME
He and other villages organized a demonstration and a social media campaign to have the makeshift refineries that had mushroomed in Tal Mashhan removed.
HOW SYRIA'S DECADE-LONG WAR HAS LEFT A TOXIC ENVIRONMENTAL LEGACYJOSEPH HINCKSMARCH 15, 2021TIME
The planned project includes a refinery, a cement plant, power generators, and an offshore wind farm.
CHEAP RENEWABLES COULD MAKE GREEN HYDROGEN A PRACTICAL REPLACEMENT FOR FOSSIL FUELSKATIE MCLEANFEBRUARY 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The SPB sold government-funded smelters and refineries that had been operated by Alcoa to two new competitors — Reynolds Metals and Kaiser Aluminum.
BREAKING UP BIG TECH CAN’T SAVE AMERICAN DEMOCRACY BY ITSELFJORDAN HOWELLJANUARY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While a tighter supply chain is easier to regulate, it also lets Mars “shorten the pipeline” from plantation to refinery, lowering costs, Parkin said.
‘WE’RE WEEDING OUT THE BAD ACTORS’: MARS SAYS ITS M&MS NO LONGER CONTRIBUTE TO DEFORESTATIONBERNHARD WARNEROCTOBER 6, 2020FORTUNE
It may cause $25 billion in damage and economic losses, with at least $5 billion in destruction to refineries alone, said Chuck Watson, a disaster modeler with Enki Research.
HURRICANE LAURA IS EXPECTED TO JOIN THESE DEVASTATING STORMS AS THE MOST DESTRUCTIVE EVERBERNHARD WARNERAUGUST 27, 2020FORTUNE
Many dyers' furnaces, a little silver refinery, and perhaps a bakery have also been noticed.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The lead remaining, which is extremely rich in silver, is then taken to the refinery, and treated in the usual manner.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT NO. 299VARIOUS
On the edge of the town is located the refinery of the company, connected by pipe lines with the wells, a few miles distant.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 430, MARCH 29, 1884VARIOUS
But this mode of refinery, consisting in the use of a reverberatory furnace alone, did not produce altogether the desired result.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
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WORDS RELATED TO REFINERY

  • clarifier
  • cleaning agent
  • cleanser
  • disinfectant
  • refiner
  • refinery
  • soap
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