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  Words related to winnow

Related / Similar Words: winnowing, sifting, fan

 

Definition:
  • the act of separating grain from chaff; "the winnowing was done by women";
  • remove by a current of air; "winnow chaff";
  • treat by exposure to a current of air so that waste matter is eliminated; "winnow grain";
  • separate from chaff; "She stood there winnowing grain all day in the field";
  • blow on; "The wind was winnowing her hair";

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    Derivational Morphology: sift, sieve, strain, fan, winnowing, sifting

     

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