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purge

1. Politics the elimination of opponents or dissidents from a state, political party, etc.
2. Med a purgative drug or agent; cathartic

purge

[pərj]
(computer science)
To remove data from computer storage so that space occupied by the data can be reused.

purge

To evacuate air or gas from a duct line, pipeline, container, space, or furnace; e.g., to blow out gas from a refrigerant-containing vessel.

purge

To eliminate or delete.
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Our goal with The Purge: Breakout is to bring the universe of The Purge films directly to the audience," said Jason Blum, founder and CEO, Blumhouse Productions.
While purge jobs can represent opportunities for document destruction companies, they can also bring challenges related to scheduling.
Degassing, which is performed most often with an inert purge gas such as nitrogen, argon, freon or chlorine (or some combination), usually involves bubbling the purge gas into the bottom of the melt using a graphite lance.
If you are using lube-free handpieces, you can skip the lubricant and the purge station.
JC Tec was running its own resins to purge when changing over from flexible PVC to acetal resin in the production of bicycle tires for training wheels.
But the purge is not targeting vicious anti-Bush partisans in the CIA.
In July 2004, Florida officials again attempted to purge names of ex-offenders from current voting lists even though they were free and had served their time.
The closest finishes were recorded by Purge, who was second in Oaklawn Park's Rebel Stakes, 3 1/4 lengths behind, and fifth in Oaklawn's Arkansas Derby, 7 1/4 back.
The ORBIPURGE kit is supplied in a tough ABS case with a profiled foam insert for location of each purge ping.
Both OI Analytical and TekmarDohrmann, leaders in purge and trap, introduced brand new purge and trap systems at Pittcon.
Since normal industrial practice is to use a purge material between colors, the usual transition observed is actually from one color to purge and then from purge to the second color.