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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
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purge

[pərj]
(computer science)
To remove data from computer storage so that space occupied by the data can be reused.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

purge

To eliminate or delete.
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After he was brought into custody, Perkins admitted to taking meth and believing "The Purge" was actually occurring.
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Purge America has been controlled by the same party for 25 years--the "New Founding Fathers," an incoherent caricature of the left's worst fears about conservatives, who have mobilized white supremacists and co-opted Catholicism to endorse the annual slaughter.
As such, the New Founding Fathers see the Purge as the ideal opportunity to permanently remove Roan from the ballot paper.
A gruesome follow-up, The Purge Anarchy, fell short of expectations and now The Purge: Election Year polls a similarly lukewarm response by attempting to skewer the American political establishment.
Election Year proves a flimsy follow-up to the first two Purge movies