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purify

[′pyu̇r·ə‚fī]
(computer science)
To remove errors from data.
(engineering)
To remove unwanted constituents from a substance.

Purify

A debugging tool from Pure Software.
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The most poignant phulkari is the one made by the older women, which they dip in the purificatory waters of the river Ganga, sacred to the Hindus, and then keep away to be used as their shroud.
Froid, fatigue, epreuves d'endurance diverses," as well as vigils, self-imposed silence, and purificatory suffering by exposure to earth, air, tire or water; by flagellation, mutilation and disfigurement (23-27).
Not even the brush fires given a purificatory signification can change them.
And in Herbert's reading, the treatment of purificatory religious violence in the 1900 edition of The Golden Bough both reflects and critiques contemporary European anti-Semitism and the potential for violent authoritarianism inherent in Christianity.
In Ur, during the eighteenth century BCE, a purificatory priest called Ku-Ningal owned a private library.
comments on the Passover meal: "The guests assembled for the banquet have been cleansed by purificatory lustrations, and are there not as in other festive gatherings, to indulge the belly with wine and viands, but to fulfill with prayers and hymns the customs handed down by their father.
The religious use of these two products began in funeral ceremonies to disguise the smell of the body and later acquired a purificatory, liturgical, and sacrificial meaning.
Pythagoras was the "holy man" and the precepts had to be followed at the time of festivals, when they served a purgative, purificatory function.
And there is no better evidence for this than the purificatory observances.
Pythagoras is not named, but neither is anyone else; the fact that Orphic doctrine embraced a theory of purificatory reincarnation as well is allowed to colour the episode.
Mooney also wrote of "going to the water" as purification, and he told that such a purificatory practice was necessary before hearing very sacred Stories.
Ritual purificatory washings were common in the cultic environment of the New Testament (pp.