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  • 1 purifying — index medicinal, remedial Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Purifying — Purify Pu ri*fy (p[=u] r[i^]*f[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Purified} (p[=u] r[i^]*f[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Purifying} (p[=u] r[i^]*f[imac] [i^]ng).] [F. purifier, L. purificare; purus pure + ficare (in comp.) to make. See {Pure}, and { fy}.]… …

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  • 3 purifying — adjective 1. acting like an antiseptic • Syn: ↑cleansing • Similar to: ↑antiseptic 2. serving to purge or rid of sin purgatorial rites • Syn: ↑purgatorial, ↑ …

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  • 4 purifying — Synonyms and related words: abstergent, apologetic, ascetic, atoning, cathartic, cleaning, cleansing, compensational, compensatory, depurative, detergent, diuretic, emetic, expiatory, expurgatory, lustral, lustrational, lustrative, penitential,… …

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  • 5 purifying — adj. sanctifying, making pure, expiating sins; cleansing, removing dirt or contamination pu·ri·fy || pjÊŠrɪfaɪ / pjÊŠÉ™r v. sanctify, make pure, expiate sins; cleanse, remove dirt or contamination …

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  • 6 purifying selection — /pjurəfaɪɪŋ səˈlɛkʃən/ (say pyoohruhfuying suh lekshuhn) noun a mode of natural selection in which there is a tendency towards the elimination of extreme traits resulting in less genetic diversity. Compare balancing selection, directional… …

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  • 7 self-purifying capacity — valymosi geba statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Atmosferos, hidrosferos ir litosferos geba skaidyti įvairias biosferai funkcionuoti kenkiančias taršias medžiagas. atitikmenys: angl. self purifying capacity vok.… …

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  • 8 self-purifying — adj. * * * …

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  • 9 self-purifying — self pu′rifying adj …

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  • 10 self-purifying — adj …

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  • 11 Berean Christadelphians — The Berean Christadelphians are a Christian denomination that separated from the main Christadelphian denomination in the 1920s, withdrawing congregational fellowship in the process. They are not to be confused with the Christian denomination… …

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  • 12 Respirator — A respirator is a device designed to protect the wearer from inhaling harmful dusts, fumes, vapors, and/or gases. Respirators come in a wide range of types and sizes used by the military, private industry, and the public. Respirators range from… …

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  • 13 Treatment pond — A treatment pond treats water fouled by anaerobic bacteria. It is largely used by tree nurseries, dairy farms and other agricultural companies near horse or cattle sheds or barns. The pond treats unclean rainwater and animal effluent so that it… …

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  • 14 List of InuYasha chapters — This is a list of chapters of the manga series nihongo|InuYasha|犬夜叉 written by Rumiko Takahashi. The series premiered in Japan in Shonen Sunday on November 13, 1996 and concluded June 18, 2008. The chapters are also being published by Shogakukan… …

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  • 15 Organisms used in water purification — A flowering water purifying plant (Iris pseudacorus) At present, several species of water purifying plants, bacteria, and fish are used in water purification, improving efficiency and/or ecosystem support. Contents …

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  • 16 purification rite — ▪ anthropology Introduction       any of the ceremonial acts or customs employed in an attempt to reestablish lost purity or to create a higher degree of purity in relation to the sacred (the transcendental realm) or the social and cultural realm …

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  • 17 Constructed wetland — Vertical Flow type of Constructed Wetlands A constructed wetland or wetpark is an artificial wetland, marsh or swamp created as a new or restored habitat for native and migratory wildlife, for anthropogenic discharge such as wastewater,… …

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  • 18 Ngöndro — Part of a series on Tibetan Buddhism …

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  • 19 nature worship — nature worshiper. 1. a system of religion based on the deification and worship of natural forces and phenomena. 2. love of nature. [1865 70] * * * ▪ religion Introduction       system of religion based on the veneration of natural phenomena for… …

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  • 20 PARAH — (Heb. פָּרָה heifer ), name of the fourth treatise in the Mishnah and the Tosefta in the order of tohorot . This tractate is based upon the pentateuchal law of the burning of the red heifer as set forth in Numbers 19:1–22. The tractate is divided …

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