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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.

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.
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Many plastic processors still depend on standard polymers for purging based on the principle of a cost effective and straightforward purging solution--but is it really cost effective?
Participants were classified as having bulimia nervosa (BN) ([greater than or equal to] weekly binge eating and purging), binge eating disorder (BED) ([greater than or equal to] weekly binge eating, infrequent purging), purging disorder (PD) ([greater than or equal to] weekly purging, infrequent binge eating), other EDNOS (binge eating and/or purging monthly), or nondisordered.
Depew (Buffalo), New York, USA, says it has introduced "the company's most advanced technology breakthrough in high heat stability and enhanced cleaning": Dyna-Purge E2, an integrated polymer system developed for purging high-temperature resins "safely and efficiently in all areas of the machine, including tight channels.
Weldwide Solutions have been trading for almost two years and are any company's established partner for welding and weld purging accessories, says the company in a press release.
A common practice is to treat the metal by purging gases while the melt is in the transfer ladle on its way from the melting furnace to the dosing or bale-out furnace, but this requires time, capital investment and energy.
When there are openings in the piping assemblies, re-usable weld purging systems can be withdrawn.
Brownell has developed a high pressure purging system that removes moisture and reduces humidity within tyres to a known dryness condition.
When it comes to purging items other than documents, Shred-it will typically make such customers its first stop of the day.
Large pipes and vessels can be purged of air quickly and easily--with savings of up to 90 percent in purge gas requirements--using a British-made weld purging system.
On the other hand, operators and mechanics are authorized to change the MCU coolant filter, do routine cleaning and perform coolant charging and purging of the water solution, but NOT the refrigerant, like the TM says.
Purging could permanently mess up your body, which is scarier than a mad mom.
In some cases, binge eating and purging occur periodically.