(South African, informal) a variant of sis2
noun 1. a midday or afternoon rest or nap, especially as taken in Spain and Latin America. noun 1. a rest or nap, usually taken in the early afternoon, as in hot countries
noun 1. butter bean.
noun 1. an instrument with a meshed or perforated bottom, used for separating coarse from fine parts of loose matter, for straining liquids, etc., especially one with a circular frame and fine meshes or perforations. 2. a person who cannot keep a secret. verb (used with or without object), sieved, sieving. 3. to put or […]
noun, Botany. 1. an elongated cell whose walls contain perforations (sieve pores) that are arranged in circumscribed areas (sieve plates) and that afford communication with similar adjacent cells. sieve cell (sĭv) An elongated, food-conducting cell in phloem characteristic of gymnosperms. Sieve cells have pores through which nutrients flow from cell to cell, but they have […]