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synonyms for sieve

  • colander
  • basket
  • filter
  • mesh
  • screen
  • sifter
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How to use sieve in a sentence

Ladle the stock through a large cheesecloth-lined fine-mesh sieve set over a clean pot or large bowl.
AN AROMATIC CHICKEN SOUP TO RESTORE THE BODY AND REVIVE THE SPIRITOLGA MASSOVJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
All these processes require filtering the raw data through a personal sieve, sculpted by the language and culture of our times.
AN EXISTENTIAL CRISIS IN NEUROSCIENCE - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGGRIGORI GUITCHOUNTSDECEMBER 30, 2020NAUTILUS
Yes, any old bowl or sieve could be used for these tasks, but this cheery set motivates me to cook and entices me to fill them up with new recipes, keeping pandemic cooking fatigue away.
THESE EXTREMELY BRITISH PREP BOWLS HELPED ME STOP PANIC-COOKINGERICA SWEENEYDECEMBER 18, 2020EATER
Gallinari and Bogdanović aren’t sieves, but they also aren’t the pieces a team would build a defense-first culture around.
THE ATLANTA HAWKS ARE GOING ALL-IN ON OFFENSEMICHAEL PINADECEMBER 1, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
This simply means a purifier pushes air through a physical filter that catches airborne particles, in essentially the same way a sieve removes particles when you pour water through it.
CAN AN AIR PURIFIER HELP PROTECT YOU FROM COVID-19?DZANEMORRISAUGUST 22, 2020FORTUNE
"I remember seeing an old broken sieve around the ranch house somewhere," Grace suggested helpfully.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
In his brain the ideas performed their evolutions with the rapidity of hollow straws around a sieve.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
Do you know what clays it sinks through, as if they were a sieve, and what stops it like an iron door?
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
Take some more tongue, pound and pass it through a sieve and mix it with the forcemeat.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
Reduce and simmer till it is thick, then pass through a sieve, and take it off the fire before it boils.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
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WORDS RELATED TO SIEVE

  • clarify
  • clean
  • distill
  • drain
  • dribble
  • escape
  • exude
  • filtrate
  • leak
  • metastasize
  • ooze
  • osmose
  • penetrate
  • percolate
  • permeate
  • purify
  • refine
  • screen
  • sieve
  • sift
  • soak through
  • strain
  • trickle
  • winnow
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