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purging

[′pərj·iŋ]
(engineering)
Replacing the atmosphere in a container by an inert substance to prevent formation of explosive mixtures.
(medicine)
The condition in which there is rapid and continuous evacuation of the bowels.
(science and technology)
The act or process of cleaning and purifying.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

purging

1. The process of voiding a pipe of fuel gas and replacing it with air.
2. The process of replacing the air in a gas pipeline with fuel gas.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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