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Definition of 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.
  2. A kind of coarse basket.
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Sieve Translations

sieve in Dutch is zeef
sieve in French is tamis, passoire
sieve in German is Sieb, durchsieben, Sieb, sieben
sieve in Italian is cola
sieve in Latin is cribrum
sieve in Spanish is colador, cedazo