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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of separating grain from chaff v. - Blow away or off with a current of air; Select desirable parts from a group or list; Separate the chaff from by using air currents; Blow on.

Usage examples (39)
  • winnow chaff
  • So he will return to those issues and try to kind of winnow down the states that he pays attention to.
  • And breezes waft the sound of winnow and of flail.
  • This is an important thing and it will winnow out. for more
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