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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.
a person who cannot keep a secret.
verb (used with or without object), sieved, sieving.
to put or force through a sieve; sift.
a device for separating lumps from powdered material, straining liquids, grading particles, etc, consisting of a container with a mesh or perforated bottom through which the material is shaken or poured
(rare) a person who gossips and spreads secrets
memory like a sieve, head like a sieve, a very poor memory
to pass or cause to pass through a sieve
(transitive) often foll by out. to separate or remove (lumps, materials, etc) by use of a sieve
silver bullet


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