sieve
[ siv ]
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Part of Speechnoun
Origin + Etymology
Before 900; Middle Englishfrom Middle English sive, Old English sife; cognate with Dutch zeef,German Sieb
Synonyms
  • colander
  • filter
Antonyms
  • unavailable
Definition
an instrument with a meshed or perforated bottom for straining liquids
Example
A) This recipe calls for a mesh-lined sieve. B) Almond milk needs to be made with a sieve to strain the liquid.
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