Definitions and translations for "sieve"

Definition of sieve

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Noun
1. A device to separate, in a granular material, larger particles from smaller ones, or to separate solid objects from a liquid.
Use the sieve to get the pasta from the water.
2. A process, physical or abstract, that arrives at a final result by filtering out unwanted pieces of input from a larger starting set of input.
Given a list of consecutive numbers starting at 1, the Sieve of Eratosthenes algorithm will find all of the prime numbers.
3. A kind of coarse basket.
Verb
4. To strain, sift or sort using a sieve.
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English - English - sieve

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n. device of wire mesh or perforated metal (used for straining, sifting, etc.)
v. pass through a sieve

English - Spanish - sieve

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s. colador; cedazo, candara, cernidor, coladero, colador de arena, criba, cribo, harnero, tamiz, zaranda, zarandillo
v. cribar, acribar, ahechar, cerner, cernir, despajar, filtrar, pasar por el tamiz, tamizar, zarandear

English - French - sieve

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n. passoire
v. tamiser; essorer

English - German - sieve

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n. Sieb
v. sieben

English - Indonesian - sieve

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n. ayak, ayakan, pengayak, saringan, penyaring, penyaringan
v. mengayak, menyaring

English - Italian - sieve

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s. setaccio, crivello, staccio, vaglio; (fam) chiacchierone, (fam) spifferone
v. setacciare, stacciare, passare al crivello; (fig) esaminare minuziosamente, vagliare, passare al vaglio

English - Polish - sieve

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n. sito, przetak, gaduła {przen.}
v. przesiać, przesiewać

English - Portuguese - sieve

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s. peneira, crivo, coador
v. coar, peneirar, selecionar

English - Romanian - sieve

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n. sită, ciur, gură-spartă, flecar
v. cerne, ciurui

English - Russian - sieve

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с. решето, сито, болтун
г. просеивать

English - Turkish - sieve

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f. kalburdan geçirmek, elemek
i. kalbur, elek, kevgir, ot sepeti, boşboğaz

English - Ukrainian - sieve

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n. решето, грохот, сітчастий фільтр, сито
v. просівати

English - Dutch - sieve

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zn. zeef
ww. zeven, ziften

English - Greek - sieve

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ουσ. κόσκινο

English - Arabic - sieve

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‏منخل، غربال، اللاكتوم للسر‏
‏نخل‏

English - Chinese - sieve

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(名) 筛子, 不会保密的人, 滤网
(动) 筛; 筛分; 滤; 筛选; 筛; 滤

English - Chinese - sieve

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(名) 篩子, 不會保密的人, 濾網
(動) 篩; 篩分; 濾; 篩選; 篩; 濾

English - Hindi - sieve

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n. छाननी, चलनी, छलनी, झक्की, गप्पी, बकवादी
v. छानना, झारना, कपड़छान करना, विश्लेषण करना, छान-बीन करना

English - Japanese - sieve

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(動) ふるいにかける; 裏ごしする
(名) ふるい; 茶こし

English - Korean - sieve

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명. 체, 조리
동. 체로 치다

English - Vietnamese - sieve

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n. cái sàng lớn, cái sàng để sảy thóc, người không giử bí mật, người hay nói
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Synonyms for sieve
strain: distil, purify, sift, filtrate, refine, filter, separate
Verb forms for sieve
Present participle: sieving
Present: sieve (3.person: sieves)
Past: sieved
Future: will sieve
Present conditional: would sieve
Present Perfect: have sieved (3.person: has sieved)
Past Perfect: had sieved
Future Perfect: will have sieved
Past conditional: would have sieved