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Purge

To exonerate someone; to clear someone of guilt, charges, or accusations.

Purging Contempt is to clear an individual of contempt of court. This is generally accomplished by a formal apology to the court and the payment of a fine.

purge

(Purify), verb clarify, clean, cleanse, clear, deterge, discharge, edulcorate, eliminate, elutriate, empty, eradicate, evacuate, excrete, expel, expurgate, filter, free from impurity, get rid of, rectify, refine, rout out, scour, separate, strain, sublimate, sweep out, wash away

purge

(Wipe out by atonement), verb absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, excuse, exempt, forgive, grant absolution, pardon, reclaim, redeem, shrive
Associated concepts: purge of contempt
See also: absolve, catharsis, clear, decontaminate, deplete, deportation, discharge, dismiss, displace, eliminate, eradicate, exclusion, exonerate, expel, expulsion, expurgate, extirpate, free, liberate, oust, pardon, removal, remove
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When production rates start to fall, it might be time for a preventive purge, even if it is not time to change over.
For the canister purging application, objective of the design optimization is to maximize the purge flow for the given boost pressure.
The on-site destruction company typically does 20 purge jobs per month, with a current income mix of approximately 45 percent route customers and 55 percent purges, according to Bob Leventhal, a co-owner of the firm.
Newspaper headlines from the era praised Yezhov's purges and urged him to kill more "traitors to the people".
The shareholder may purge the PFIC taint by including in income as a dividend (treated as an excess distribution) his pro rata share of the corporation's post-1986 earnings and profits.
After inspecting the first scrap parts and realizing the machine is still not clean, he reaches for a box of laundry detergent and pours in what he feels is "just the right amount" to mix with the PS and complete the purge.
When the purge cools, the special non-stick surface releases it, free from contamination, so the purge can be recycled or sold.
It contains one proprietary component that contributes high-shear tolerance, creating a more viscous flow to the boundary layers, while another ingredient acts as a pressurizing agent allowing for the purge to reach into flow-stagnation points.
For general and high-temperature cleaning of screws and barrels, try mechanical purges.
Aside from the energy cost for grinding, the greater cost lies in the ineffectiveness of regrind to purge and clean a machine.
It is important to always check with the CPC supplier before attempting to purge a hot-runner system.