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pure

(pyūr),
Unadulterated; free from admixture or contamination with any extraneous matter.
[L. purus]

pure

(pūr) free from mixture with or contamination by other materials.

pure

[pyo̅o̅r]
1 free of contamination by extraneous matter.
2 a state in which a substance contains nothing other than itself.

pure

Drug slang
noun A regional term for uncut heroin

pure

(pyūr)
Unadulterated; free from admixture or contamination with any extraneous matter.
[L. purus]
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But up there where I came from, they put a lot of stress on purity--and I hear there's no purer soap than Swan
The processes of separating are becoming better so the material is becoming purer," he says.
LEAP customizes the PAL robotic sample handler to give endusers higher throughput, lower carry-over and purer samples than a standard autosampler by integrating its own accessory modules such as valve self wash, staggered LC injection valving system or solid phase extraction just-in-time module.
Like spelling bees, the contest for valedictorian offers a pleasing image of a purer meritocracy, in which learning and performing by the rules leave one hardworking person standing.
He has taken us to a purer form of the dance, allowing us to feel the glide of angels and giving us each a small taste of heaven.
The new technology for large-scale production of peptides and proteins continuously monitors each step of solid phase peptide synthesis and adjusts the amount of solvents and reagents used in the process, resulting in purer crude protein and savings in reagent usage.
The findings debunk the common belief that bottled water is purer than tap water--an important finding, because hospitals are increasingly providing bottled water to immunocompromised patients to reduce the risks associated with potentially contaminated tap water, he said.
Originally a huge hit musical on Broadway, the film centres on the love affair between Sandy, a girl-next-door who's purer than the driven snow, and gang-leader Danny, who's actually a nicer fella than he makes out to his mates.
Merthyr maintained its supremacy until the 1850s when new manufacturing processes demanding purer iron ore led to decline.
We did blind testing and, without exception, our vodka was judged cleaner and purer than any other vodka on the market," gushed Gail.
Bottled water has a huge marketing campaign to persuade the public that it's cleaner and purer and safer than tap water, and that is why the market has just exploded.
Ganz documents how the perceived slights of Agnolo Acciaiuoli and Dietisalvi Neroni by Cosimo de' Medici contributed to the willingness of these two ottimati to take advantage of Piero di Cosimo de' Medici's relative weakness by attempting to reinstitute a purer, pre-Medicean form of republican government.