Strainer



noun
1.
a person or thing that strains.
2.
a filter, sieve, or the like for straining liquids.
3.
a stretcher or tightener.
noun
1.
a sieve used for straining sauces, vegetables, tea, etc
2.
a gauze or simple filter used to strain liquids
3.
(Austral & NZ) a self-locking device or a tool for tightening fencing wire
4.
(Austral & NZ) the main post in a wire fence, often diagonally braced
straight-up

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