Technology / Programming / Refinement: Refinement is a hierarchical relationship between two concepts. If b refines a, then the requirements of b are a superset of the requirements of a. Thus, the set of abstractions that model b are a subset of those that model a, i.e., every b is an a.

Other Words for Refinement

Refinement Noun Synonyms: improvement, betterment, bettering, enhancement, development, perfection
Refinement Adjective Synonyms: culture, polish, elegance, sophistication, urbanity, urbaneness, breeding, cultivation, gentility, propriety, courtliness, civility, politeness, politesse, delicacy, tact, diplomacy, finesse, suavity, suaveness, taste, tastefulness, discrimination, discer

Query Refinement

Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Query Refinement: Some searchers may refine their search query if they deemed the results as being irrelevant. Some search engines may aim to promote certain verticals or suggest other search queries if they deem other MORE

Stepwise Refinement

Technology / Programming / Stepwise Refinement: The 'divide and conquer' strategy to computer programming. Start with the main goal, and break it down into subparts. Then, break each subpart down into smaller parts. Once you have broken it down int MORE

Keyword Funnel

Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Keyword Funnel: The relationship between various related keywords that searchers search for. Some searches are particularly well aligned with others due to spelling errors, poor search relevancy, and automated or man MORE

Amplitude Correction

Science / Spiders / Amplitude Correction: correction of the 3D Fourier amplitudes of the EM density map after angular refinement. This correction can be based on an analytical formula, namely by application of a temperature factor with negati MORE

Three-Dimensional Projection Matching

Science / Spiders / Three-Dimensional Projection Matching: a method of refinement in reconstructing single particles from their projections [Penczek et al., 1994]. A preliminary 3D map, obtained by random-conical reconstruction or angular reconstitution, is u MORE


Science / Biology / Taxonomy: A systematic method of classifying plants and animals. Classification of organisms based on degrees of similarity purportedly representing evolutionary (phylogenetic) relatedness. MORE