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Definition of "sieves" [sieves]

  • Plural form of sieve. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sieve. (verb)

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Use "sieves" in a sentence
  • "But above all, those judicious collectors of bright parts, and flowers, and observandas are to be nicely dwelt on by some called the sieves and boulters of learning, though it is left undetermined whether they dealt in pearls or meal, and consequently whether we are more to value that which passed through or what stayed behind."
  • "When a banker named Dipster asks for help with a client involved in "sieves," you can feel a lesson in SIVs coming."
  • "The society appreciates donations of mangoes in August and half-pint, pint and quart jars and lids as well as tools such as sieves and pestles with stands year-round."