adjective, pur·er, pur·est.
- containing only one characteristic for a trait.
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The debasing of the currency in the fire’s aftermath — the proportion of pure silver in Roman coinage at one stage fell to 80 percent — also alarmed them.
Kemp’s all-night coverage was public service journalism in its purest form.
They keep membership secret to reinforce the notion that the books are a pure expression of mathematics as it is, not an individual’s take on the topic.Inside the Secret Math Society Known Simply as Nicolas Bourbaki|Kevin Hartnett|November 9, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Pillows and duvets from the Swedish brand, founded in 1852, are made from top-of-the-line pure goose down, with its own built-in ventilation system that helps the feathers breathe.
Soon, he said, the company would have a car that runs on batteries with pure silicon anodes to boost their performance and reduced cobalt in the cathodes to lower their price.Carmakers want to ditch battery packs, use auto bodies for energy storage|WIRED|November 8, 2020|Ars Technica
The stillness of the evening and the pureness of the air made a silent accompaniment to Gerda's beautiful voice.Katharine Frensham|Beatrice Harraden
The pureness of her blood was more rampant than ever, and I poked my nose into my navigation books and kept quiet.The Cruise of the Snark|Jack London
Singleness of heart is come; pureness of heart is come; joy and gladness is come.George Fox|George Fox
And just such affirmations must be made concerning Lincoln's pureness.Abraham Lincoln's Cardinal Traits;|Clark S. Beardslee
And then he goes on to what he justly calls "the other great Christian virtue, Pureness."Matthew Arnold|G. W. E. Russell
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