puree

Definitions

  • "ALL ARE PURE WHITE, SPOTLESSLY CLEAN."
    "ALL ARE PURE WHITE, SPOTLESSLY CLEAN."
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v puree rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender "puree the vegetables for the baby"
    • n puree food prepared by cooking and straining or processed in a blender
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: One gallon of pure maple syrup weighs 11 pounds
    • n Purée A dish made by boiling any article of food to a pulp and rubbing it through a sieve; as, a purée of fish, or of potatoes; especially, a soup the thickening of which is so treated.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The first commercial chewing gum was sold in 1848 by John B. Curtis, who also made the gum. He called the gum "State of Maine Pure Spruce Gum."
    • n Puree pü-rā′ a soup, such as pea-soup, in which there are no pieces of solids.
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Quotations

  • George Farquhar
    George%20Farquhar
    “I have fed purely upon ale; I have eat my ale, drank my ale, and I always sleep upon ale.”
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    “There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.”
  • Peace Pilgrim
    Peace%20Pilgrim
    “Pure love is a willingness to give without a thought of receiving anything in return.”
  • Tallulah Bankhead
    Tallulah Bankhead
    “I'm as pure as the driven slush.”
  • Thornton Wilder
    Thornton%20Wilder
    “A play visibly represents pure existing.”
  • Reinhold Niebuhr
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    “There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage

In literature:

It is purely tropical, grows on a lofty tree, is round and nearly as large as a cocoanut.
"Ranching, Sport and Travel" by Thomas Carson
Speaking generally, however, we find in Aristotle no purely morphological concepts.
"Form and Function" by E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
They fed my love of the beautiful and the pure.
"Ernest Linwood" by Caroline Lee Hentz
But man is purely male, playing woman's part, and woman is purely female, however manly.
"Fantasia of the Unconscious" by D. H. Lawrence
Good seed should be nearly or quite pure and should possess high vitality.
"Agriculture for Beginners" by Charles William Burkett
Scheler (77) says that we cannot account for war as a purely biological phenomenon.
"The Psychology of Nations" by G.E. Partridge
If she can do this, she proves herself made of the pure gold.
"Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women" by George Sumner Weaver
It is possible, however, to separate the ozone and thus obtain it in pure form.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
Others just as clearly have to do with ephemeral and purely legislative concerns.
"The Governments of Europe" by Frederic Austin Ogg
Sunshine is silent, steadfast, pure.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
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In poetry:

By that holier woe of thine,
Fare thee well!
By thy love more pure than mine,
Fare thee well!
"Farewell" by Sydney Thompson Dobell
"Wait a little longer,
Suffer and endure
Till your heart is stronger
And your eyes are pure—
"Quiet Dead!" by George MacDonald
Hide me from the glances
Of the Seraphin,—
They, so pure and spotless,
I, so stained with sin.
"Homo Factus Est" by Digby Mackworth Dolben
Fate was strangely cruel
To plan that she should miss
(Sleeping over-soundly)
Her first pure kiss.
"Wanton" by Edith Mirick
A spirit born of fire
And holiness and snow
Within the Heavens' desire,
Were not more pure to know.
"The Message Of The Lilies" by Madison Julius Cawein
And tainted with change
By the wild-wood sprite,
Was the dew-drop, till then
So pure and so bright.
"The Dew-Drop: A Metrical Fantasy" by Samuel Lover

In news:

This may take one up to the Okavango Delta, in the north, an area of towering trees and meandering rivers of pure, clear water.
Tomato Puree, Meatball Curry and Greek Stuffed Tomatoes.
Add strawberry and raspberry puree into a glass with fresh Maine blueberries Add ice Finish with Champagne and a straw.
Things like the Rosemary-Pomegranate "No-jito" and the "La Muneca"-fresh bananas and ginger pureed with seltzer water.
As the title states, this is purely drills on math basics for 6- to 12-year olds, so don't buy it for your own numbers prodigy.
Pure greenback cutthroat trout confirmed in remote Colorado stream.
DENVER — A new study says that a genetically pure population of Colorado's state fish — the greenback cutthroat trout — survives only in a four-mile stretch of a creek southwest of Colorado Springs.
The chocolate brown male, Sid, and pure white female, Nancy, are sharing an exhibit with other sheep and alpacas.
Pure greenback cutthroats are almost completely extinct.
Are pure, plug-in electric cars the way of the future.
If men are from Mars, and women are from Venus, What Women Want is from pure desperation.
Will In-Vitro Fertilization Make Sex Purely Recreational.
This modern sloop, stylish and elegant throughout, is a pure delight under sail.
My 2012 Summer Soundtrack of Oberhofer, Pure Bathing Culture, Beat Connection & 9 More.
You could breathe in the pure mountain air after just one hearing.
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In science:

In this sense, it would be more appropriate to invoke the pure state that leads to the worst-case pure state fidelity .
Advantages of Randomization in Coherent Quantum Dynamical Control
The measurable graph is pure since the topologically universal graph is pure.
Uncountable Graphs and Invariant Measures on the Set of Universal Countable Graphs
Note that Γ and v are interpretable in the pure field language (see e.g. , Lemma 2.1), so using the two-sorted language is not really different from using the pure field language.
Trees of definable sets over the p-adics
In the disordered chain, however, the flow is in the opposite direction, with the mixed FM/AFM phase, which is most likely the terminus of the flow from the pure FM phase, being stable relative to the random singlet phase, which is the result of disordering the pure AFM phase.
Infinite Randomness Phases and Entanglement Entropy of the Disordered Golden Chain
Therefore, any initial pure state |Ψ0 i evolves into another pure state |Ψ(t)i = ˆU t |Ψ0 i.
Entanglement, randomness and chaos
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