winnow

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winnow /ˈwɪnoʊ/ verb
winnows; winnowed; winnowing
winnow
/ˈwɪnoʊ/
verb
winnows; winnowed; winnowing
Learner's definition of WINNOW
[+ object]
: to remove (people or things that are less important, desirable, etc.) from a larger group or list
: to make (a list of possible choices) smaller by removing the less desirable choices
often + down
: to remove (the unwanted coverings of seeds) from grain by throwing the grain up in the air and letting the wind blow the unwanted parts away
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