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I’ve used it to purify hundreds of gallons of water, and it’s ideal for group pursuits in the backcountry or in emergency scenarios.

When the water was purified, the leftover solids contained a high concentration of microscopic aluminum particles, a valuable commodity which can be sold to offset the cost of decontamination.

We can’t ventilate and air-purify our way out of the need to wear masks, reduce occupancy in indoor spaces, and physically distance.

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Then the recyclable material—a mixture of uranium and plutonium—gets separated from other fission products in the spent fuel and purified.

It boasts three-speed settings and a three-step filtration process that can purify the air five times per hour.

The entire grim experience, he claims, was a source of “purification.”

This has some associations with the theory of catharsis, a view that is linked to purification and cleansing.

My only real expenses have been things like first-aid kits, water-purification tablets, batteries, walkie talkies and the like.

Why do Republicans continue to value “purification” and bloodletting over winning elections?

But your ideological purification drive will spell doom soon.

As we are then about to celebrate the purification, we have written unto you: and you shall do well, if you keep the same days.

Various proposals had been made at different times for the reduction or purification of the pension list.

The water of purification was then thrice sprinkled over those present, and all except the immediate family left the place.

There is a savage ritual of purification from blood shed by a homicide (compare Eumenides, line 273).

After a careful purification it is made into the white cakes called alfajores, or prepared as white sugar.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to purification, such as: distillation, ablution, absolution, atonement, baptism, and bathing.

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