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Definition of Sieve

Noun: sieve  siv

  1. A strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
    - screen
Verb: sieve  siv
  1. Examine in order to test suitability
    - screen, screen out, sort
     
  2. Check and sort carefully
    "sieve the information";
    - sift
     
  3. Separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
    "sieve the flour";
    - sift, strain
     
  4. Distinguish and separate out
    "sieve through the job candidates";
    - sift

See also:
sieurs
sieved

Anagrams containing the word sieve

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