sieve Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"sieve" in British English

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sievenoun [C]

uk   us   /sɪv/
a ​tool consisting of a ​wood, ​plastic, or ​metalframe with a ​wire or ​plasticnetattached to it. You use it either to ​separatesolids from a ​liquid, or you ​rublargersolids through it to make them ​smaller: Pass the ​sauce through a sieve to ​remove any ​lumps.

sieveverb [T]

uk   us   /sɪv/
to put a ​liquid or ​powder through a sieve: To make the ​batter, sieve the ​flour and ​salt into a ​bowl.
(Definition of sieve from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sievenoun [C]

 us   /sɪv/
a bowl-shaped ​tool with many very ​smallholes in it, used to ​separatelarger from ​smallerpieces or ​solids from a ​liquid
(Definition of sieve from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sieve”
in Korean 체…
in Arabic غُربال…
in Malaysian penapis…
in French tamis, crible…
in Russian сито…
in Chinese (Traditional) 篩, 濾器…
in Italian setaccio…
in Turkish süzgeç, elek, kalbur…
in Polish sitko, sito…
in Spanish colador, tamiz, criba…
in Vietnamese cái giần, cái sàng…
in Portuguese peneira…
in Thai ตะแกรง…
in German das Sieb…
in Catalan colador, sedàs…
in Japanese ざる, ふるい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 筛, 过滤器…
in Indonesian tapisan…
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