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binge and purge

to overeat and vomit, alternatively and repeatedly. (A symptom of the condition called bulimia.) She had binged and purged a number of times before she finally sought help from a doctor. Terry had been bingeing and purging for a number of years and was very, very thin.
See also: and, binge, purge

purge someone or something from something

to rid something of someone or something. We are going to purge the delinquent members from the list. The court purged her arrest from the records.
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purge someone or something of someone or something

to rid someone or something of someone or something. The medicine is designed to purge the patient of the deadly toxin. We purged the list of the delinquent members.
See also: of, purge

purge something away

to wash or flush something away. We will purge the rusty water away and then start up the pump again. We will have fresh, clean water again in no time. Laura purged away the rusty water.
See also: away, purge

the urge to purge

n. the need to throw up. Pete felt the urge to purge and ran for the john.
See also: purge, urge
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Hansen's Bulletin AP describes the features and applications of Hansen's line of Auto-Purger[R] air purgers for refrigeration systems.
Hansen Technologies Corporation offers an extensive line of components for industrial refrigeration systems including control valves, shutoff valves, pressure-relief valves, pumps, air purgers, defrost controls, and level controls.
The purger is a device that reduces the concentration of non-condensable refrigerant gasses to a negligible percentage, with just as negligible loss of refrigerant.
Une convention, datant de 1997, prevoit que les ressortissants definitivement condamnes dans l'un ou l'autre pays peuvent purger le reste de leur peine dans leur pays d'origine.
By adding Frigi-Tech and the American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) award winning OAM Oil Purger to its product line TechLite is in a positive position to help its old and new customers save additional energy/money and comply with government mandates relating to reducing energy consumption.
Ambitieux Andalous Sauf que le Portugais ne pourra pas etre la ce soir : il lui reste a purger le second de ses deux matches de suspension, une sanction recue pour un mauvais geste a Cordoue (2-1) il y a dix jours.
Maintenant qu'il a ete declare penalement responsable, il va devoir assumer toute la responsabilite de ce qu'il a commis et purger une peine de prison.
Two aspects of the DynaBase product were critical in our decision to deploy it for our Web site," said Tibor Purger, manager of Web technologies at The Brookings Institution.
Mais le Directoire, malgre ses divisions internes, soupconnait ces plans et utilisa l'armee trois mois plus tard afin de purger l'Assemblee nationale, un veritable coup d'etat de l'exlcutif contre la partie legislative du gouvernement, le 18 fructidor.
Ce medecin avait ete apprehende , juge , mais cela n'a pas mis fin a ce genre de magouilles , ni a la course aux certificats medicaux de 21 jours d'incapacite temporaire de travail (ITT) qui peut envoyer le coupable de cette incapacite devant les tribunaux et donc purger une peine de prison .
Cette campagne vise a purger les foyers criminels au Sinai et a arreter les elements terroristes.
Other advertisers followed, including Hinkley & Williams Locomotive Works, Waltham Pocket Watches, Bull's Boiler Purger, Westinghouse Air Brake and Piso's Cure for Consumption.
Le tribunal a en outre ordonne la liberation de deux accuses, a l'issue de la periode d'emprisonnement qu'ils viennent de purger.
En effet, a peine une dizaine de personnes ont manifeste sur la place El-Arbeine, appelant a exclure Chafiq, a purger la magistrature, et a venger les tueurs des manifestants.
beaucoup moins que]Notre objectif n'est pas de prendre le pouvoir mais d'eradiquer le terrorisme, de purger Benghazi des terroristes[beaucoup plus grand que], dit-il, accusant ainsi le pouvoir en place a Tripoli, qui a declare une [beaucoup moins que]zone d'exclusion[beaucoup plus grand que] aerienne sur Benghazi, de [beaucoup moins que]rouler[beaucoup plus grand que] pour les djihadistes qui veulent transformer la Libye en fief d'al-Qaida.