verb (used with or without object), sieved, siev·ing.
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Origin of sieve
OTHER WORDS FROM sievesievelike, adjectiveun·sieved, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for sieve
Scurrilous rumors about nobody reading certain books, or ideas that are too hard to come to grips with, are a part of that social element, and they can be seen as part of the sieve, helping distill and disperse the best of our insights.Who Said Nobody Read Isaac Newton? - Issue 95: Escape|Caleb Scharf|January 20, 2021|Nautilus
All that is worthless has been sieved and sifted out of them.The Pocket R.L.S.|Robert Louis Stevenson
Then mix in smoothly sieved meat, add seasoning, reheat soup without boiling it after adding meat, and it is ready to serve.The Story of Crisco|Marion Harris Neil
First there was a sand-screen—like Mike uses, where they sieved it.Illustrated Science for Boys and Girls|Anonymous
Sieved hard-boiled eggs, with a pinch of herbs, make good sandwiches also.A Comprehensive Guide-Book to Natural, Hygienic and Humane Diet|Sydney H. Beard
This should be matured for some days, frequently stirred, and again sieved before using.Pottery, for Artists Craftsmen & Teachers|George J. Cox