purifying

Definitions

  • Middling purifier
    Middling purifier
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj purifying acting like an antiseptic
    • adj purifying freeing from noxious matter "filtration is a purifying agent"
    • adj purifying serving to purge or rid of sin "purgatorial rites"
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Quotations

  • Sir Richard Burton
    Sir Richard Burton
    “As threshing separates the wheat from the chaff, so does affliction purify virtue.”
  • Eliza Farnham
    Eliza Farnham
    “Each of the arts whose office is to refine, purify, adorn, embellish and grace life is under the patronage of a muse, no god being found worthy to preside over them.”
  • Hugh Blair
    Hugh Blair
    “What ever purifies the heart also fortifies it.”
  • Washington Irving
    Washington%20Irving
    “Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “The water we drink has to be purified, but look at the trash we feed our minds.”
  • Alexis De Tocqueville
    Alexis%20De%20Tocqueville
    “The main business of religions is to purify, control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality.”

Usage

In literature:

My nature is renewed and purified.
"Ernest Linwood" by Caroline Lee Hentz
Love is purifying yourself that another may be pure.
"Letters to His Friends" by Forbes Robinson
Sometimes they throw so much water over the head in order to purify themselves as to catch a bad cold.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV" by R.V. Russell
Tremble before the chains of selfish feeling; free thyself from them by a new sacrifice of love, and purify the heaven of home.
"The Home" by Fredrika Bremer
In this way oxygen acts as a great purifying agent.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
How far will a new system of education tend to simplify the needs of men and women and to purify their taste?
"The New Society" by Walther Rathenau
A Christian life should be a life of constant self-purifying.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
Let the river be purified from his boats!
"Middy and Ensign" by G. Manville Fenn
Felt filters were occasionally used by the natives for purifying the drinking water.
"Across Coveted Lands" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
True religion is seated in the heart, and sends out from thence a purifying influence over the whole character.
"The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings" by John Abercrombie
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In poetry:

It must be cleansed and purified
Of selfishness and strife,
Of grasping greed and lust and pride,
Before He lets His Angels guide
The egos back to life.
"Discredited" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I purify
With my clear rain the sombre sky;
I wake the snowdrops from their sleep
In the earth's bosom brown and deep.
I am the stained world's lavender.
"February" by Nora Jane Hopper Chesson
But Thou hast made it sure
By Thy dear promise to thy Church and Bride,
That Thou, on earth, wouldst aye with her endure,
Till earth to Heaven be purified.
"St. Matthias' Day" by John Keble
Purify those hearts within—
Shades of doubt and taints of sin
Purify and chase;
Let them 'neath Thine influence be,
O our God! for truth and Thee
Fit abiding place.
"Worship" by John Bowring
Let us rise purified from our ashes
As sinners have risen who grieved;
Let us show that twice-sent desolation
On every true heart in the nation Has conquest achieved.
"The Wail Of Two Cities" by John Boyle O Reilly
Not all the spatious world, nor all therein,
Can purify thy spotted soul from sin,
Or its lost native innocence recall;
But, without Christ, thou to the pit must fall.
"Advice, To Search For The Lord Jesus Christ" by Rees Prichard

In news:

Comparison of the integrated assembly purified MGG to the control revealed that the purity if the MGG was very high.
You know, the evolutionary awards bestowed each year on those who purify the gene pool by removing themselves from it.
Now Pope Benedict hopes to "purify" his priesthood.
Sensing a huge market potential, Chungho Nais Co. A leading South Korean purifier maker, has developed a water purifier capable of churning out ice at the touch of a button.
The Embry-Riddle design is based on two stand-alone water purifiers that the students created and installed in Haiti following the earthquake that devastated that country in 2010.
Nick Davila completed 23-of-30 passes for 266 yards and nine touchdowns -- seven of which went to Maurice Purify -- to pace the Arizona Rattlers to a 72-54 victory over the Philadelphia Soul Friday night in ArenaBowl XXV .
The Master Cleanse is a popular regime that requires drinking a mixture of maple syrup, lemon juice, cayenne pepper and purified water.
This Sept 12, 2012 photo shows a water purifying lagoon the Archer Daniels Midland company plant in Decatur, Ill.
P&G rushing $3M water purifier aid to East Africa .
Scientists have developed a way to transform ordinary sand — a mainstay filter material used to purify drinking water throughout the world — into a 'supersand' with five times the filtering capacity of regular sand.
Learn about the 8 chakra points and the benefits of purifying, balancing and raising their frequencies YOU are responsible for your life-why not make it more enjoyable and prosperous.
Tutu's pure heart purified mine.
Thus giving advantage to flat purifiers.
The hookah has been around for hundreds of years, invented by ancient doctors who thought passing tobacco smoke through water first would purify it.
A University of Minnesota team has won a $600,000 federal grant to develop biotechnology for purifying wastewater from hydraulic fracturing.
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In science:

The water systems include processes for purifying the light and heavy water and measuring the residual radioactivity accurately.
Astrophysical Neutrino Telescopes
The possibility to purify quantum states, or to use error correcting algorithms to stabilize quantum operations, is therefore a necessary step towards reaping the benefits of quantum technologies.
Optimal purification of thermal graph states
Our aim is to purify towards the state |ψi using many copies of ρ(p).
Optimal purification of thermal graph states
The purification procedure consists of breaking down the graph states into smaller blocks, purifying them, and then recombining them.
Optimal purification of thermal graph states
This is known to be necessary and sufficient for purifying states that are Bell diagonal, like the states considered here [15, 16, 24].
Optimal purification of thermal graph states
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