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sieve

(siv),
A meshed or perforated device for separating fine particles from coarser ones.
[O.E. sive]

sieve

A slang term for an A&E/ER doctor who admits almost every patient he or she sees to hospital.

sieve

(sĭv)
A device consisting of a mesh with holes of uniform size. It is used to separate particles above a certain size from solutions or powders.

molecular sieve

A type of sieve in which the molecular material present in the gel or crystal will adsorb molecules of a certain kind and let others pass.
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This state of the art machine uses enhanced vibration to deliver short measuring times up to 1/3rd that of conventional wet sieves.
After a consultation with a technical representative, it became apparent that due to the current processing scale a vibrating sieve would in fact serve the process better and at a better value.
The solution was prepared by dispersing the sieves in solvent.
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The new ergonomic design of the Alpine Air Jet Sieve e200 LS leads to faster and simplified operations with a much higher analysis reliability.
Unlike traditional products, the single-sheet sieves do not have cross-over areas, such as those found in woven-wire sieves.
The test sieves can be easily changed to meet specific testing requirements.
Sand B is a "3-sieve" sand because 10% or more was retained on only 3 adjacent sieves (50, 70 and 100).
Engineering such sieves for specific uses poses a challenge: It's hard to predict how inorganic elements will link up.
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