refinement

Lemma

refinement

Etichetta di dominio

EN

Etichetta grammaticale

noun

Definizione

Characteristic of a wine that is high in quality. 1

Nota

In winetasting vernacular, a refined wine or one of refinement is also in perfect character and balance for its origin and style. 2

Contesto

The 2007 Tomorrowland Syrah is a wine of refinement and purity from splendid cool-climate Sonoma vineyards. 3

Trascrizione fonetica

[rɪ' faɪnmɘnt] 4

Sinonimi e Antonimi
ND
Abbreviazioni
ND
Etimologia

Coined from re- and fine but imitated from French raffiner, to refine, compound of latin re-, again, latin af- = ad, to and French fin, fine. 5

Etichetta di paese
ND
Ente

Università degli Studi di Genova, corso di Laurea in Teorie e Tecniche della Mediazione interlinguistica.

Data della scheda
Tue Nov 1 11:47:49 2011
Autore

Giulia D'Amato, rev. Chiara Barbagianni

Fonti

1 : http://www.bacchusnj.com/pages/winemaking.html,(15/112011)

2 : http://www.bacchusnj.com/pages/winemaking.html, (15/11/2011)

3 : http://store.redcarwine.com/index.cfm, (12/09/2011)

4 : Hornby, Albert Sydney, Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary., Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2008.

5 : Walter W. Skeat, A concise etymological dictionary of the English language. , Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1936.

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