Depurating
Depurate Dep"u*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Depurated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Depurating}.] To free from impurities, heterogeneous matter, or feculence; to purify; to cleanse. [1913 Webster]

To depurate the mass of blood. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]


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  • depurating — dep·u·rate || depjÊŠreɪt v. purify, remove impurities …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Depurate — Dep u*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Depurated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Depurating}.] To free from impurities, heterogeneous matter, or feculence; to purify; to cleanse. [1913 Webster] To depurate the mass of blood. Boyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Depurated — Depurate Dep u*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Depurated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Depurating}.] To free from impurities, heterogeneous matter, or feculence; to purify; to cleanse. [1913 Webster] To depurate the mass of blood. Boyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Depuration — Dep u*ra tion, n. [Cf. F. d[ e]puration.] The act or process of depurating or freeing from foreign or impure matter, as a liquid or wound. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Depuratory — Dep u*ra*to*ry, a. [Cf. F. d[ e]puratoire.] Depurating; tending to depurate or cleanse; depurative. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • depurate — depuration, n. depurator, n. /dep yeuh rayt /, v.t., v.i., depurated, depurating. to make or become free from impurities. [1610 20; < ML depuratus purified (ptp. of depurare), equiv. to L de DE pur(us) PURE + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

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  • ablution — n 1. cleansing, purification, purifying, depuration, depurating, purge, purging, mundifying, epuration, lustration, lustrating; decontamination, decontaminating, depollution, depolluting, sanitization, sanitizing, antisepsis; baptizing,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • purification — n 1. sanitization, sanitizing, sanitating, depuration, depurating; depollution, depolluting, freshening, deodorizing, decontamination, decontaminating, disinfection, disinfecting, antisepticizing; cleansing, detersion, deterging, mundification,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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