Difference between applied and pure
- concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles
In order to prevent the pipe buckling at the sagbend a horizontal tension was applied to the pipe by tensioners situated on the deck of the vessel.
IT'S a little disconcerting to walk into a hotel room and find a quintet of young men all wearing slap which is far more expertly applied than your own.
This not only prevents the paint from being absorbed once the background's applied, it's also vital for craquelure to be successful.
- free of extraneous elements of any kind
- (of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or grey or black
- concerned with theory and data rather than practice; opposed to applied
- free from discordant qualities
- (used of persons or behaviors) having no faults; sinless
The pouring of pure water scented with jasmine oil washes away worries.
Jim had hustled over quietly and begun to help out with the horseshoeing, expecting ridicule from the likes of Hugh Glass or old Zeke Williams, who had just arrived at the rendezvous, but, to his surprise, the fact that he was married to a woman of such pure fire produced the very opposite of the effect he had feared.
These cattle are one of the purest breeds in Britain.