Definition of Sieve out

1. Verb. Separate or remove. "The customer picked over the selection"

Exact synonyms: Pick Over
Generic synonyms: Choose, Pick Out, Select, Take



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sieve Out

siesta
siestaed
siestaing
siestas
sieth
sieths
sieur
sieurs
sieva
sieva bean
sieve
sieve-tube element
sieve bone
sieve graft
sieve of Eratosthenes
sieve out (current term)
sieve plate
sieve tube
sieved
sieveful
sievefuls
sievelike
sievert
sieverts
sieves
sievesful
sieveyer
sieving
sieze
siezed

Literary usage of Sieve out

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Liquid Fuel and Its Combustion by William Henry Booth (1903)
"To use a mechanical simile, we may sieve out buckwheat coal from a ton of mixed coals of all sizes, and leave the pea coal in the mixture. ..."

2. The Dressing of Minerals by Henry Louis (1909)
"The end of the lever is then kept up, usually by setting a prop under the end, at such height as to keep the sieve out of the water. ..."

3. Vegetable Growing in the South for Northern Markets by P H Rolfs (1896)
"When nearly all the seed have passed through, rinse the sieve out and remove the pulp. Repeat the operation until a barrel of material has been worked ..."

4. With Fire and Sword: An Historical Novel of Poland and Russia by Henryk Sienkiewicz (1898)
"You wanted to make a sieve out of my skin; try to crawl up to me here, and we shall see if I do uot cut yours so that it would n't do to make boots for a ..."

5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"A stunted, badly-grown apple; a withered, shrivelled, undersized person.—North Kent. " This orchard isn't worth much, one sieve out of every four 'ull be ..."

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