sift

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sift /ˈsɪft/ verb
sifts; sifted; sifting
sift
/ˈsɪft/
verb
sifts; sifted; sifting
Learner's definition of SIFT
[+ object]
: to put (flour, sugar, etc.) through a sifter or sieve
: to separate or remove (something) by using a sifter or sieve often + out often used figuratively
: to go through (something) very carefully in order to find something useful or valuable
[+ object]
[no object]
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