pure

(redirected from purest)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms.

pure

1. of supposedly unmixed racial descent
2. Genetics biology breeding true for one or more characteristics; homozygous
3. Music
a. (of a sound) composed of a single frequency without overtones
b. (of intervals in the system of just intonation) mathematically accurate in respect to the ratio of one frequency to another
References in classic literature ?
As soon as it cools the rind drops off, and you then have the soft round pulp in its purest and most delicious state.
She has a tint as white as this sheet of paper, except just in the middle of each cheek, where it passes into the purest and most transparent, most liquid, carmine.
Those were of the purest 1830, with a grim harmony of cabbage- rose-garlanded carpets, rosewood consoles, round-arched fire-places with black marble mantels, and immense glazed book-cases of mahogany; whereas old Mrs.
Whereas, again and again, in his time of freedom, he had denounced the perversion of pathological doubt into moral doubt and had said-- "the purest experiment in treatment may still be conscientious: my business is to take care of life, and to do the best I can think of for it.
Haarlem, having placed on exhibition its favourite, having advertised its love of flowers in general and of tulips in particular, at a period when the souls of men were filled with war and sedition, -- Haarlem, having enjoyed the exquisite pleasure of admiring the very purest ideal of tulips in full bloom, -- Haarlem, this tiny town, full of trees and of sunshine, of light and shade, had determined that the ceremony of bestowing the prize should be a fete which should live for ever in the memory of men.
Bashti held his lean sides with merriment while tears of purest joy ran down his prodigiously wrinkled cheeks.
The truth can only have been concealed out of the purest motives of love and pity.
He now endeavored as well as he was able to dispel his gloom, which was caused by outward chance circumstances merely, and on the bosom of nature imbibe the milk of purest human enjoyment.
His kindness may not all be feigned; but still, let not the purest impulse of gratitude to him induce me to forget myself: let me remember the game of chess, the expressions he used on the occasion, and those indescribable looks of his, that so justly roused my indignation, and I think I shall be safe enough.
Summary: Event continues to attract owners of purest thoroughbred breeds from around the world
International Resource News-August 31, 2016--Innovative Silica Technologies produces patented process to produce purest amorphous silica
And at the forefront of that parade are the Purest Water Defenders' star players Alyssa Valdez and Grethcel Soltones.