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pur·i·ty

(pyūr'i-tē),
The state of being pure, free from contaminants or pollutants.
[L. puritas, fr. purus, clean, undefiled]

purity

NIHspeak The relative absence of extraneous matter in a drug or vaccine that may or may not be harmful to the recipient or deleterious to the product

saturation 

Attribute of a visual sensation, which permits a judgment to be made of the proportion of pure chromatic colour in the total sensation. Note: This attribute is the psychosensorial correlate, or nearly so, of the colorimetric quantity purity (CIE).

pur·i·ty

(pyūri-tē)
The state of being pure, free from contaminants or pollutants.
[L. puritas, fr. purus, clean, undefiled]
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Vallotton coaches young people in developing a plan for purity, for guarding their thought life by making a covenant with their eyes not to compromise their heart.
Purity Dairies was founded in 1925 by Miles Ezell and has been operated by the Ezell family ever since, despite the company having been sold to Dean in 1998.
And squiring their daughters to grand purity balls is, they insist, just one way of convincing them that they should be treated like princesses for the rest of their lives.
Valley Outreach said Purity Spring's example promotes respectful behavior at a community level through exemplary practices.
"The purity issue is one that the industry has become more aware of as engine and SCR performance requirements have become increasingly important," said Armstrong.
Katherine Mullin's new study of the influence of the American, British, and Irish social purity movements upon James Joyce's fiction through Ulysses argues that Joyce, rather than being the hapless victim of the censors he is often portrayed to be, actually subversively engaged in battles against the social purity reforms of his day through a plethora of intertexts allusive to this movement.
The especially wide magnetic field pulls ferrous from the edges of the shaker tray, improving purity in the downstream product run.
Using the patented HT purity process, Petro-Canada produces 99.9 percent-pure, crystal clear base oil--the purest in the world.
Pivar's 1973 book, Purity Crusade: Sexual Morality and Social Control, 1868-1900, continues the story of the American social purity movement into the twentieth century.
Purity of mind and purity of conduct -these two depend upon the purity of a man's companions.
Alternate Energy Corporation (AEC) recently announced that the latest tests of its proprietary hydrogen production process have yielded "the best purity results to date," with hydrogen produced during the trials achieving "an impressive 99.9 percent purity."
Impact Analytical now offers differential scanning calorimetry that allows determination of absolute purity based on the well-recognized premise that even small amounts of impurities lower the melting point of a material and broaden its overall melting range.