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  Words related to sieve

Related / Similar Words: screen, sift, strain, screen out, sort

 

Definition:
  • a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles;
  • distinguish and separate out; "sift through the job candidates";
  • separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements; "sift the flour";
  • check and sort carefully; "sift the information";
  • examine in order to test suitability; "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants";

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    See Also: sieve out, pick over

     

    Hyponyms: riddle, sifter, rice, resift, screen, winnow, fan

     

    Derivational Morphology: riddle, screen, sift, strain, strainer, sifter, winnow, winnowing, sifting, sort, sorting, screening, screener

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: sitë   Basque: bahe  
    Bosnian: sito   Catalan: sedàs  
    Chinese: 篩子   Croatian: sito  
    Dutch: zeef   Esperanto: kribrilo  
    Finnish: seula   French: tamis  
    German: Sieb   Greek: κόσκινο  
    Hebrew: נפה   Hungarian: szita  
    Ido: sivo   Italian: setaccio  
    Japanese: ふるい   Korean:  
    Norwegian: sikt   Romanian: sită  
    Russian: сетка   Spanish: tamiz  
    Swedish: såll   Turkish: süzgeç  
     
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