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sieve vs. strainer

[ siv ]
/ sɪv /

  1. an instrument with a meshed or perforated bottom, used for separating coarse from fine parts of loose matter, for straining liquids, etc., especially one with a circular frame and fine meshes or perforations.
  2. a person who cannot keep a secret.
[ strey-ner ]
/ ˈstreɪ nər /

noun
  1. a person or thing that strains.
  2. a filter, sieve, or the like for straining liquids.
  3. a stretcher or tightener.

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