verb (used with or without object), sieved, siev·ing.
Words nearby sieve
Origin of sieve
OTHER WORDS FROM sievesieve·like, adjectiveun·sieved, adjective
Examples from the Web for sieving
His part is to attend the sacking of the three kinds of grain for ever sieving out.The Complete Essays of John Galsworthy|John Galsworthy
In that outhouse a group of dark divinities are engaged in the difficult process of sieving and sorting.The Pearl of the Antilles, or An Artist in Cuba|Walter Goodman
The trouble in sieving gravel is that if the sieve be filled to its capacity the shaking soon becomes tiring.The Foundations of Japan|J.W. Robertson Scott