Definitions for purifyˈpyʊər əˌfaɪ
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purify, sublimate, make pure, distill(verb)
remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
"purify the water"
purify, purge, sanctify(verb)
make pure or free from sin or guilt
"he left the monastery purified"
become clean or pure or free of guilt and sin
"The hippies came to the ashram in order to purify"
To cleanse (something), or rid (it) of impurities
To free (someone) from guilt or sin
to make pure or clear from material defilement, admixture, or imperfection; to free from extraneous or noxious matter; as, to purify liquors or metals; to purify the blood; to purify the air
hence, in figurative uses: (a) To free from guilt or moral defilement; as, to purify the heart
to free from ceremonial or legal defilement
to free from improprieties or barbarisms; as, to purify a language
to grow or become pure or clear
Origin: [F. purifier, L. purificare; purus pure + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See Pure, and -fy.]
Purify is a memory debugger program used by software developers to detect memory access errors in programs, especially those written in C or C++. It was originally written by Reed Hastings of Pure Software. Pure Software later merged with Atria Software to form Pure Atria Software, which in turn was later acquired by Rational Software, which in turn was acquired by IBM, and then divested to UNICOM on Dec 31, 2014. It is functionally similar to other memory debuggers, such as Insure++, Valgrind and BoundsChecker.
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