Translation of "sift" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /sɪft/ us /sɪft/

to put flour, sugar, etc. through a sieve to break up large pieces

pasar por un tamiz
Sift the flour into a large bowl.

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


verb /sift/

to separate by passing through a sieve etc

Sift the flour before making the cake.

to examine closely

examinar minuciosamente
He sifted the evidence carefully.

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