adjective, pur·er, pur·est.
- containing only one characteristic for a trait.
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Example sentences from the Web for pure
It’s so charmingly weird, emitting hormonal teenage boy stoner flick vibes while somehow remaining as pure as the driven snow.
From the standpoint of pure performance, it’s also about how efficiently software uses all those transistors.Moore’s Law Lives: Intel Says Chips Will Pack 50 Times More Transistors|Jason Dorrier|August 23, 2020|Singularity Hub
Desmond even garnered national media attention in May when he said the county had only had six “pure” coronavirus deaths since most who have died have underlying health conditions.Morning Report: The Supervisor Elevating Coronavirus Skepticism|Voice of San Diego|August 21, 2020|Voice of San Diego
He’s stated publicly that only a handful of coronavirus deaths were “pure” and he wildly underrepresented the percentage of cases that result in hospitalizations.Supervisor by Day, But a COVID-19 Skeptic on the Airwaves|Katy Stegall|August 20, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Mastrolia and Mizera’s work is rooted in a branch of pure math called algebraic topology, which classifies shapes and spaces.The Mathematical Structure of Particle Collisions Comes Into View|Charlie Wood|August 20, 2020|Quanta Magazine
What designer West lacks in productivity, he more than makes up for in pure, unadulterated confidence and blind anger.Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s Balmain Campaign: High Fashion Meets Low Culture|Amy Zimmerman|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Everything else is pure speculation and the promulgation of fear.The Black Panther Bomb Plot in St. Louis That Wasn’t|Justin Glawe|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Much of the drama that transpires towards the end of the story is due to the pure love itself, not in spite of it.
Of course, Sesame Street's songs weren't only educational; from a pure tuneage perspective, the music was pretty kickass.
By pure chance I had been posted to Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe, SHAPE, on the outskirts of Paris.
Now that the storm was over, it was a pure and innocent happiness to be with him.The White Sister|F. Marion Crawford
I tell you she is pure as those above—but there is his blood upon my hands.The Star-Gazers|George Manville Fenn
Good sense, a respectable education, and a pure heart, are the great requisitions.The Young Maiden|A. B. (Artemas Bowers) Muzzey
The Court was pure; the persons of the Sovereign and her Consort profoundly respected.The Greville Memoirs (Second Part)|Charles C. F. Greville
Sister Shriner is boiling over with railing toward God's pure little ones.Birth of a Reformation|Andrew Byers
British Dictionary definitions for pure
- (of a sound) composed of a single frequency without overtones
- (of intervals in the system of just intonation) mathematically accurate in respect to the ratio of one frequency to another