Pur



[pur] /pɜr/

noun, verb (used with or without object), purred, purring.
1.
.
[pur] /pɜr/
verb (used without object)
1.
to utter a low, continuous, murmuring sound expressive of contentment or pleasure, as a cat does.
2.
(of things) to make a sound suggestive of the purring of a cat:
The new motor of the car purred.
verb (used with object)
3.
to express by or as if by purring.
noun
4.
the low, vibrating sound made by a cat by the contracting of the laryngeal muscles and the diaphragm as it breathes.
5.
a sound resembling this.
6.
the act of purring.
/pɜː/
verb
1.
(intransitive) (esp of cats) to make a low vibrant sound, usually considered as expressing pleasure, etc
2.
(transitive) to express (pleasure, etc) by this sound
noun
3.
a purring sound
v.

1610s, of imitative origin. Related: Purred; purring. As a noun from c.1600.
purine
Public Utility Reports

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Purace

    [poo r-uh-sey; Spanish poo-rah-se] /ˌpʊər əˈseɪ; Spanish ˌpu rɑˈsɛ/ noun 1. an active volcano in SW Colombia. 15,603 feet (4756 meters).

  • Purana

    [poo-rah-nuh] /pʊˈrɑ nə/ noun 1. any of 18 collections of Hindu legends and religious instructions. /pʊˈrɑːnə/ noun 1. any of a class of Sanskrit writings not included in the Vedas, characteristically recounting the birth and deeds of Hindu gods and the creation, destruction, or recreation of the universe ancient Sanskrit writings of a legendary character, […]



  • Puranic

    [poo-rah-nuh] /pʊˈrɑ nə/ noun 1. any of 18 collections of Hindu legends and religious instructions. /pʊˈrɑːnə/ noun 1. any of a class of Sanskrit writings not included in the Vedas, characteristically recounting the birth and deeds of Hindu gods and the creation, destruction, or recreation of the universe ancient Sanskrit writings of a legendary character, […]

  • Punition

    [pyoo-nish-uh n] /pyuˈnɪʃ ən/ noun 1. .



Disclaimer: Pur definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.