Translation of "sieve" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun /sɪv/ us /sɪv/

a tool with a net fixed to it, used to separate solids from a liquid

colador, tamiz
have a memory/mind like a sieve

If you have a memory or a mind like a sieve, you forget things very easily.

tener una memoria de mosquito

(Translation of “sieve” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /siv/

a container with a bottom full of very small holes, used to separate liquids from solids or small, fine pieces from larger ones etc

colador, tamiz, criba
He poured the soup through a sieve to remove all the lumps.

(Translation of “sieve” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)