Sieve

A sieve, or sifter, is a device for separating wanted elements from unwanted material or for characterizing the particle size distribution of a sample, typically using a woven screen such as a mesh or net. The word `sift` derives from `sieve`. In cooking, a sifter is used to separate and break up clumps in dry ingredients such as flour, as wel...
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Sieve

• (n.) A kind of coarse basket. • (n.) A utensil for separating the finer and coarser parts of a pulverized or granulated substance from each other. It consist of a vessel, usually shallow, with the bottom perforated, or made of hair, wire, or the like, woven in meshes.
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sieve

1. A utensil for separating the finer and coarser parts of a pulverized or granulated substance from each other. It consist of a vessel, usually shallow, with the bottom perforated, or made of hair, wire, or the like, woven in meshes. 'In a sieve thrown and sifted.' ... 2. A kind of coarse basket. ... <botany> Sieve cells, cribriform cells. S...
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sieve

noun a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
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Sieve

[category theory] In category theory, a branch of mathematics, a sieve is a way of choosing arrows with a common codomain. It is a categorical analogue of a collection of open subsets of a fixed open set in topology. In a Grothendieck topology, certain sieves become categorical analogues of open covers in topology. ==Definition== Let C be a...
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Sieve

[mail filtering language] Sieve is a programming language that can be used to create filters for email. It owes its creation to the CMU Cyrus Project, creators of Cyrus IMAP server. The language is not tied to any particular operating system or mail architecture. It requires the use of RFC 2822-compliant messages, but otherwise should gener...
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Sieve

[river] The Sieve is a river in Italy. It is a tributary of the Arno River, into which it flows at Pontassieve after a course of 62 km. The Sieve rises in the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines, near the Futa Pass, at 930 m of elevation. The territory in which it flows is known in Italian as Valdisieve. In Italian language, the name `Sieve` is femini...
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Sieve

Sieve noun [ Middle English sive , Anglo-Saxon sife ; akin to Dutch zeef , zift , Old High German sib , German sieb . √151 a . Confer Sift .] 1. A utensil for separating the finer and coarser parts of a pulverized or granulated su...
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Sieve

A garden sieve is a frame with a mesh bottom. Mainly used for separating compost but sometimes used in very stony gardens. Homemade ones can be made out of two x fours, 2
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Sieve

A garden sieve is a frame with a mesh bottom. Mainly used for separating compost, but sometimes used in very stony gardens. Home made ones made out of two by fours, 2' x 2' with a 1/2 inch hardcloth bottom is most handy.
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Sieve

A metallic plate or sheet, a woven-wire cloth, or other similar device, with regularly spaced apertures of uniform size, mounted in a suitable frame or holder for use in separating granular material according to size.
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Sieve

A strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles.
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Sieve

An apparatus with apertures for separating sizes of material.
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Sieve

See 'Screen'
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Sieve

To strain liquids or particles of food through a sieve or strainer. Press the solids, using a ladle or wooden spoon, into the strainer to remove as much liquid and flavor as possible.
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sieve

Type: Term Pronunciation: siv Definitions: 1. A meshed or perforated device for separating fine particles from coarser ones.
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sieve

[n] - a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles 2. [v] - check and sort carefully 3. [v] - distinguish and separate out
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