Depurate

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Depurate Depurated; cleansed; freed from impurities.
    • v. t Depurate To free from impurities, heterogeneous matter, or feculence; to purify; to cleanse. "To depurate the mass of blood."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • depurate To purify; free from impure or heterogeneous matter; clarify; cleanse.
    • depurate [The prefix de- taken as priv.] To render impure.
    • depurate Cleansed; pure: as, “a very depurate oil,”
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Depurate dep′ū-rāt to purify: sometimes to render impure
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. depuratus, p. p. of depurare, to purify; L. de-, + purare, to purify, purus, clean, pure. Cf. Depure
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Low L. depurāre, -ātum, to purify—L. de, and purāre, to purify—purus, pure.

Usage

In literature:

At this stage of the disease it is right to assist the depurative work of nature.
"On the cattle plague: or, Contagious typhus in horned cattle. Its history, origin, description, and treatment" by Honoré Bourguignon
Because they are permanently relaxing and stimulating, and depurate the whole system.
"The American Reformed Cattle Doctor" by George Dadd
These must be gotten rid of by depurative medicines.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
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In science:

Besides ISR, other radiative corrections or specific uninteresting effects can be depurated from the measurements in the unfolding procedure.
Precision Physics at LEP
Forward-backward, left-right and polarization asymmetries, unlike the widths, are depurated, as said above, of the effects of QED and QCD corrections and, like σ0 had , refer to pure Z -boson exchange.
Precision Physics at LEP
V +S (s) is the soft+virtual K -factor of eq. (106) (provided that the substitution me → mf is performed in the collinear logarithm) and δf s,r is the residual correction factor including sub-leading terms as obtained after depuration of leading logarithms from the complete O(α) results.
Precision Physics at LEP
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