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purge

 [perj]
1. to cleanse or purify; to remove undesirable substances from something.
2. to cause free evacuation of feces.
3. a cathartic.

purge

(pŭrj),
1. To cause a copious evacuation of the bowels.
2. A cathartic remedy.
[L. purgo, to cleanse, fr. purus, pure, + ago, to do]

purge

(purj)
1. to cleanse or purify, to remove undesirable substances from something.
2. to cause evacuation of feces.

purge

(pûrj)
v. purged, purging, purges
v.tr.
1.
a. To rid (a nation or political party, for example) of people considered undesirable.
b. To get rid of (people considered undesirable).
2. Medicine
a. To cause evacuation of (the bowels).
b. To induce evacuation of the bowels in (an individual).
v.intr.
1. Medicine To undergo or cause an emptying of the bowels.
2. To vomit or force oneself to vomit, especially as a symptom of an eating disorder.
n.
1. Something that purges, especially a medicinal purgative.
2. An instance of vomiting or of forcing oneself to vomit.

purg′er n.

purge

[purj]
Etymology: L, purgare
1 v, to evacuate the bowels, as with a cathartic.
2 n, a cathartic.
3 v, to make free of an unwanted substance. purgative, n., adj.

purge

GI disease
1. verb To evacuate the bowels.
2. noun A megaevacuation of the bowels.
3. noun An agent that #1's, resulting in a #2.

purge

(pŭrj)
1. To cause a copious evacuation of the bowels.
2. A cathartic remedy.
[L. purgo, to cleanse, fr. purus, pure, + ago, to do]

Purge

To rid the body of food and calories, commonly by vomiting or using laxatives.
Mentioned in: Bulimia Nervosa

purge

(pŭrj)
1. To cause a copious evacuation of the bowels.
2. A cathartic remedy.
[L. purgo, to cleanse, fr. purus, pure, + ago, to do]

purge

1. a purgative medicine or dose.
2. to cause free evacuation of feces.
3. to remove outdated data from a file or other store of data.

purge nut
jatrophacurcas.
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This allows the purge material to settle into those layers when the machine is not running, but when it starts up again, it creates more turbulence and starts to remove the layers with the CPC.
2 A Profile Processor's Purge Cost (Virgin Resin vs.
flow through the purge port that connects with carbon canister).
Tens of millions of people suffered from the purges and repressions during the decades of Stalin's rule.
On average, using the CPC decreased downtime by 75%, lowered the scrap rate by 90%, and required 94% less material to purge.
It was also the only purging compound that, for each of the three resins, after 150 g of purge, both the purge compound and the post-purge resin were clean and free of contamination.
For difficulties cleaning the feed zone of a screw (typically when using liquid colorant), try liquid purges.
Using even a little short of an adequate amount of purge can mean the difference between completely clean and almost clean.
With valve gates, shut off all the gates (pins in closed position) and then purge troublesome gates individually.
At the same time, or with a slightly delayed action, a chemical blowing agent in the purge compound causes foaming to raise its viscosity and aid in mechanical displacement of residue.
Tabernus' Disk Purge product is Department of Defense (DOD) certified and HIPAA compliant.