Origin of sieve
OTHER WORDS FROM sievesievelike, adjectiveun·sieved, adjective
How to use sieve in a sentence
Science of the past 400 years is a particularly efficient and demanding sieve for what works and what doesn’t.Who Said Nobody Read Isaac Newton? - Issue 95: Escape|Caleb Scharf|January 20, 2021|Nautilus
Farther on I saw in a dry river bed a man sieving gravel in an ingenious way.
The trouble in sieving gravel is that if the sieve be filled to its capacity the shaking soon becomes tiring.
Mr. Stoke: When I did my fine sieving, I used a 4-inch screen.Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association
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
Stiff gravelly clay will require finer sieving or repeated washing to rid it of some of the grit or sand.Pottery, for Artists Craftsmen & Teachers|George J. Cox