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Pur \Pur\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Purred; p. pr. & vb. n. Purring.] [Of imitative origin; cf. Prov. G. purren.] To utter a low, murmuring, continued sound, as a cat does when pleased. [Written also purr.]


Pur \Pur\, v. t. To signify or express by purring.


Pur \Pur\, n. The low, murmuring sound made by a cat to express contentment or pleasure. [Written also purr.]


n. (dated form of purr nodot=yes English) (low murmuring sound as of a cat) vb. (dated form of purr nodot=yes English)


Pur may refer to:

Pur (Vedic)

The term Pur ( Devanagari:पुर) occurs approx. 30 times in the Rig Veda. It is often translated as city, castle or fortress.

In the Rig Veda, there are also purs made of metal (purās ayasīs in 10.101.8). In Aitareya Brahmana, there is copper/bronze, silver, and golden pur.

Pur (brand)

Pur (styled PŪR; pronounced as "pure") is a division of Helen of Troy Limited that produces Pur Water products. Pur products include water filter faucet mounts, pitchers, side taps, dispensers, coolers, and filtration systems for Kenmore refrigerators of Sears Holdings Corporation.

The Pur brand was created and products invented by Minneapolis-Based Recovery Engineering, Inc., which was sold to Procter & Gamble in 1999 for approximately US$213 million. Outdoor products under the Pur brand were sold to Katadyn USA and the Minneapolis manufacturing plant for all Pur products was closed in 2004. P&G sold Pur to Helen of Troy in January 2012 for an undisclosed amount.

P&G maintained ownership of the products sold in various countries as a form of humanitarian aid under the Children's Safe Drinking Water program. These no longer use the Pur brand name.

Pur (band)

Pur is a German pop band from Bietigheim-Bissingen.

Pur (Belgaum)

Pur (Belgaum) is a village in Belgaum district of Karnataka, India.

Usage examples of "pur".

Finally, his F-14 was lined up on catapult one, the deck sailors attaching the catapult to the nose gear Collins checked his instruments, the twin turbines purring aft, waiting to be kicked into full thrust.

Houston while the airmobile purred along contentedly, guided by intermittent streams of binary being directed up at it from somewhere below.

THE story that Brye purred in confidential tone was one that intrigued his daughter to the core.

Orazio, rivolgendosi a Manlio, con cui aveva pur ricambiato mille segni di reminiscenza e di gratitudine.

Quantunque le tre donne non prendessero parte alla difesa del portone pur stavano a poca distanza da coloro il cui palpito batteva nel lor proprio cuore.

She purred along in the sporty Dusie on a fine little country road, she remembering, and the snazzy little old Dusie remembering.

Il faut nous garder de ne chercher notre culture que dans ce qui est exclusivement pur et moral.

It purred down the block moving at the same rate as Kapp, keeping behind him.

Adica knew the secret trail of firm tussocks that led through the marsh to the sacred island As the oldest uncrippled man in the village, Pur the stone knapper was given the honor of carrying in the offerings in her wake.

Pur the stone knapper now had two other stone knappers working with him as well as five apprentices.

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While she listened to his purring mendacities she must struggle to refrain from casting his untruths in his teeth.

She practically purred as she told Kate that a rather firm interview with Melanie Gilbert had given them some prime hints not only about the Banderas sex life, which had been far kinkier than Gilbert had been willing to admit at first, but also led to a storage locker in Novate It was currently being gone over with the finest-toothed combs in the Crime Scene repertoire, but it looked to be where Matty had stashed his rape souvenirs.

From behind the desk, Sheff purred satisfied words while he gestured toward Quickie, who was standing by, a cigarette dangling from his lips.

Not a purring twenty-first-century American slimline, but an old-style, Brit double ringer the phone clanged like Big Ben on my nightstand.