Definition of Resifting

1. Verb. (present participle of resift) ¹



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Definition of Resifting

1. resift [v] - See also: resift

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Resifting

residuary
residuary estate
residuary estates
residuated
residuation
residue
residueless
residues
residuosity
residuous
residuum
residuums
resift
resifted
resifting (current term)
resifts
resight
resighted
resighting
resights
resign
resign'd
resign oneself
resignal
resignation
resignations
resigned
resigned(p)
resignedly

Literary usage of Resifting

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1. Proceedings by Institution of Municipal Engineers, London, Incorporated Association of Municipal and County Engineers, Association of Municipal and Sanitary Engineers and Surveyors (1901)
"It may be very gradual but sooner or later I am of opinion that the resifting of the whole of the material will have to take place. ..."

2. Classical Quarterly by Classical Association (Great Britain) (1908)
"... added by him at a later day, and that all arguments regarding his early life which are based upon its presence on the arch should submit to a resifting. ..."

3. Poet Lore (1900)
"... and that small satisfaction is to be gained by another resifting process, it remains to place him in the environment suggested not only by such facts as ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1863)
"... been found profitable in England to employ the improved machinery of the present day in resifting the heaps of refuse left by the miners of ruder days. ..."

5. The Princeton Review by James Manning Sherwood, Jonas M. Libbey, John Forsyth, Charles Hodge, Lyman Hotchkiss Atwater, Henry Boynton Smith (1878)
"The result was a careful resifting of the judicial decisions and utterances, from which it appeared that these older statutes had been incessantly quoted ..."

6. Friday Nights: Literary Criticisms and Appreciations by Edward Garnett (1922)
"The Court of Appeal's justice springs from a resifting of accumulated evidence, the Arbitrator's justice from swift insight into contending forces—the age ..."

7. Friday Nights: Literary Criticisms and Appreciations by Edward Garnett (1922)
"The Court of Appeal's justice springs from a resifting of accumulated evidence, the Arbitrator's justice from swift insight into contending forces—the age ..."

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