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Sieve in cooking

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Noun

Singular
sieve

Plural
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  1. A device to separate larger objects from smaller objects, or to separate solid objects from a liquid.
  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.

Use the sieve to get the water from the pasta.

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Verb

Infinitive
to sieve

Third person singular
siev

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to sieve (third-person singular simple present siev, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To strain, sift or sort using a sieve.

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