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Spanish translation of “sieve”

sieve

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.
(Definition of sieve from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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