sieve: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (siv), [key]
— n., v., sieved, siev•ing.
- an instrument with a meshed or perforated bottom, used for separating coarse from fine parts of loose matter, for straining liquids, etc., esp. one with a circular frame and fine meshes or perforations.
- a person who cannot keep a secret.
- to put or force through a sieve; sift.
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