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    rarefied - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rarefied

    Definition
    (adj) having low density
    Synonyms : rare , rarified
    Example Sentence
    • rare gasses
    • lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air
    Definition
    (adj) of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    Example Sentence
    • an exalted ideal
    • argue in terms of high-flown ideals
    • a noble and lofty concept
    • a grand purpose
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rare(,,very less)+fied(..like field which means environment), hence environment where GAS is VERY LESS DENSE..

rarefied is a past tense of rarefy. And, rarefy = rare+fy(to make), i.e. to make something rare, or less dense... :)

rarefied meaning is to make refine or pure so rarefied-ra+refined= rarefined

rarefy means to make thinner.. any mineral from ore becomes thinner(lesser) after removing the impurities

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