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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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Data on the backup disk can be saved for up to 10 days or more, depending on your data amount, before it is purged from the disk.
Although they're in the arms room, they're still the responsibility of commo maintenance to be purged, resolved and calibrated.
Instead of using addictive substances, they binged and purged.
The danger of this approach is that some weak acids also may be purged from the solution.
Administrative files may be easily scheduled according to their date; programmatic files must be purged according to their continued value.
6 Kyodo North Korea recently purged several senior officials in charge of intelligence, anti-South Korea operations and economic cooperation, South Korea's intelligence agency said Friday.
He said he purged thousands of people from the NKVD ranks but his real crime was that he did not purge enough," said Judge Anatoly Ukolov.
Consequently, existing PFIC/FSCs will continue to be PFICs until purged.
From the application, users can immediately see who has responded to the purge request and purged the documents and who still has copies sitting on their desktop.