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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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The decision of which sieve to select was therefore critical in safeguarding its reputation.
Pass through a fine mesh sieve. Add cuitlacoche to remaining sauce, simmering until incorporated.
The Gradex 1000 uses the same rotary shaking/tapping motion as manual sieve shakers and accommodates either a stack of six fullheight or nine half-height standard round sieves.
These inorganic molecular sieves figure centrally in oil refining and in the separation of gases like nitrogen and oxygen.
Samples of around 10g are placed into the Air Jet Sieve where they are fluidised by a revolving jet stream producing very accurate separation for sieving.
The inventors of ultrasonic sieve deblinding technology, Russell Finex's patented Vibrasonic[R] Deblinding System ensures difficult and fragile powders are quickly processed.
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The sieve is a cylindrical wooden frame tightly attached to a woven thread net or metal mesh used to separate stuff like grains and flour from impurities.