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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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plant (photo) was looking for a safer way to handle hot PP and nylon purges from 57 injection machines of 220 to 1000 tons.
As an answer to purge selection problems, and a means of keeping purging costs low, the company has introduced 4Purge, a general purpose purging agent intended for use with most polymer and machine types.
Progressive Document Destruction, which offers on-site and off-site services, was established in the late 1990s and performs between 25 and 60 purges in any given month.
Yezhov headed the secret police between 1936 and 1938 at the peak of dictator Josef Stalin's "Great Terror" purges.
This election purges the PFIC taint by recognizing gain, and paying tax and interest under the PFIC rules, as though the shares were sold at fair market value (FMV) on the first day of the PFIC's tax year for which the shareholder also makes a QEF election.
France considered that product quite effective, but when their Dyna-Purge representative gave them a sample for testing of the new Dyna-Purge D2 launched last year, France reports "it cut our post purge costs and downtime in half"
As with Antigen File Filtering (AFF) technology, Worm Purge is also designed to be a proactive tool in order to prevent new worm threats from spreading before scanner engines are updated - The attachment names for worm generated messages can be placed in the File Filter list under the File Filtering panel for purging messages that contain particular file attachment names.
For general and high-temperature cleaning of screws and barrels, try mechanical purges.
Virtually all purging compound suppliers offer free samples; it's highly recommend that you sample different purges until you find the one that's right for your needs.
It has also been proven that CPCs are generally more effective in removing color or carbon contamination than using plain resin, regrind, or home-made purges.