Keywords: sieve, sift

Sign Definition

As a Noun

1. A tool used for separating liquids from solids or larger pieces of something from smaller pieces of it. It usually consists of a wire net which the liquids or smaller pieces pass through. English = sieve.

As a Verb or Adjective

1. To operate a device with an overlapping grid of wires or slats, especially in order to let objects only of a certain size pass through; to operate a sieve. English = sift.