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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of separating grain from chaff.

Usage examples (34)
  • Verb (used with object) : to sift sugar onto cake. ,The detectives are still sifting the evidence
  • I saw him pull out a small stack of mail and begin sifting through it.
  • The outcome of the sifting is a prioritised folder arrangement which reflects and promotes effective time management.
  • Josh Levs has been kind of sifting through all of them. for more
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