siftings

[sif-tingz]

noun (used with a plural verb)

something sifted: siftings of flour.
something that is separated by sifting: to discard the siftings.

Origin of siftings

First recorded in 1590–1600; sift + -ing1 + -s3
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siftings

pl n

material or particles separated out by or as if by a sieve
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