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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 also enabled them to quickly prepare the units when sieving a range of raw materials on different mesh sizes, with minimal downtime.
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Moreover, concerns that the sunflowers themselves would attract damaging insects are unfounded, Sieving says.
The new unit has applications when wet sieving has to be used for analysis due to the dry material's highly cohesive nature.
The 611 Mini has a net sieving area of 9 square feet, complimenting the large Model 611 with a net sieving area of 18 to 32 square feet and the Model 631 with a net sieving area of 35 to 62 square feet.
The sieve-shaking device simulates rotary and tapping motion of hand sieving, but in a more consistent mechanical manner.
These membrane technologies - sieving and non-sieving - utilize a dual-capture filtration mechanism to ensure defect-causing impurities are removed from photochemical solutions before reaching the wafer surface.
consists of sieving mechanism, to accommodate 10 Nos.
4" touch screen which regulates, monitors and controls the entire sieving process leading to reduced quality control operating times and more enhanced repeatability.
Farleygreene will be exhibiting their updated range of sieving & process equipment.