Meaning of “sifter” in the English Dictionary

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"sifter" in British English

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sifternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsɪf.tər/ us /ˈsɪf.tɚ/

a container with many small holes in its lid for sifting substances, usually foods:

a flour sifter
a sugar sifter

(Definition of “sifter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)