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Definitions for Pristine
ˈprɪs tin, prɪˈstin; esp. Brit. ˈprɪs taɪnPris·tine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pristineadjective

    completely free from dirt or contamination

    "pristine mountain snow"

  2. pristineadjective

    immaculately clean and unused

    "handed her his pristine white handkerchief"

Wiktionary

  1. pristineadjective

    Unspoiled; still with its original purity; uncorrupted or unsullied

    Etymology: From pristin.

  2. pristineadjective

    primitive, pertaining to the earliest state of something

    Etymology: From pristin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pristineadjective

    belonging to the earliest period or state; original; primitive; primeval; as, the pristine state of innocence; the pristine manners of a people; pristine vigor

    Etymology: [L. pristinus, akin to prior: cf. F. pristin. See Prior, a.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pristine

    pris′tin, adj. as at first: former: belonging to the earliest time: ancient. [O. Fr.,—L. pristinus; cf. priscus, antique, prior, former.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pristine in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pristine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Pristine in a Sentence

  1. Hilary Roberts:

    The key objects in the photograph are Lee Miller’s boots on Hitler’s bath mat, which when she arrived was pristine white, and when she left was covered with dirt from Dachau.

  2. New Jersey Phil Mickelson:

    I think that major record of 63 will be broken today or tomorrow, i think there's a 61 or 62 out there because it's par 70, the greens are pristine – they're rolling beautifully – and they're soft.

  3. RJ Intindola:

    Relationships sometimes break like a falling vase into fifty pieces. And when you glue the vase back together, you realize it has lost the luster and pristine appearance that will never return. Now you have two choices. Keep it as it is or throw it away.

  4. Jacob Strock:

    We had spent weeks looking out at what looks so much like pristine white sea ice floating out on the ocean, when we look at it up close and we see that it's all very, very visibly contaminated when you look at it with the right tools — it felt a little bit like a punch in the gut.

  5. Tom Coburn:

    Our parks are falling apart. There's $12 billion backlog on our most pristine, greatest national monuments and parks, we should preserve what we've already invested in.

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    pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas
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