He used the selections to weed out twins, and at his height at Auschwitz, he had had nearly 1,500 sets of twins under his control.
One of the things Landy does in “Art Bin” is give artists a chance to weed out the losers among their own works.
Vosshall designed her pilot study to weed out this variable.
He uses his detective skills to weed out the glory hounds who are trying to profit from having an in-house ghost.
(Although ACORN did strive to weed out these fraudulent registrations).
As Peter Winn's secretary it was his task to weed out, sort, and classify his employer's mail.
These are the years that weed out those that have mistaken their calling.
It takes three weeks, nearly, to find out whos good and to weed out the others, and thats just so much time lost.
Only in this way will it be possible to weed out the undesirable risks.
I compel Mike to weed out my lawn every spring and autumn, but Jimpsonberry doesn't attend to his at all.
"plant not valued for use or beauty," Old English weod, uueod "grass, herb, weed," from Proto-Germanic *weud- (cf. Old Saxon wiod, East Frisian wiud), of unknown origin. Meaning "tobacco" is from c.1600; that of "marijuana" is from 1920s.
"to clear the ground of weeds," late Old English weodian, from the source of weed (n.). Related: Weeded; weeding.