Verb(1) move as if through a sieve(2) separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements(3) check and sort carefully(4) distinguish and separate out
(1) a careful archaeological sift must be made through the debris(2) Whip the cream until it just holds its shape and then stir in the sugar and sift in the cocoa.(3) until we sift the evidence ourselves, we can't comment objectively(4) But not all rotifers swim freely; some like the Flosculariacean rotifer above at center, will cement themselves by their foot to a handy alga or bit of dirt and sift the water for food.(5) The little spirit began to sift through my memories of Phoebe again.(6) Sprinkle or sift 1/2 tsp. powdered sugar on top of each, then drizzle with lemon juice.(7) sift the flour into a large bowl(8) I decided to have a sift around the net and see what I could find.(9) Ben knelt a bit unsteadily, letting the loose dirt sift through his fingers.(10) I grinned as I twisted my toes, letting the pale gold sand sift through them as I held the horse's head, letting his soft, horsy breath whisper into my ear, as if sharing a secret.(11) Have a sift through and leave a comment to tell me what you think, particularly if you come across any bugs of any sort.(12) Lord Hutton was asked to do a specific job: to take evidence, sift it, and reach conclusions.(13) Join together and sift icing sugar over the top.(14) I poured myself some orange juice as Aurora began to sift through the cupboards for pancake mix.(15) the floor was dusted with a fine sift of flour(16) Bundt cakes are so pretty, they don't need more than a sift of powdered sugar or a drizzle of simple syrup.
(1) to sift :: om te sif
1. sieve ::
2. separate out ::
3. search through ::
Different Formssift, sifted, sifter, sifters, sifting, sifts
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