Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. sive, AS. sife,; akin to D. zeef, zift, OHG. sib, G. sieb,. √151a. Cf. Sift
The canvas tarpaulin began to leak like a sieve and most of the wounded were cold and drenched to the skin.
"With Our Soldiers in France" by Sherwood Eddy
A wide earthen pan is filled with fresh sand which has been passed through a sieve.
"Social Life in the Insect World" by J. H. Fabre
Rub through a sieve and return to the fire, when heated through again add one cupful of cream.
"Good Things to Eat as Suggested by Rufus" by Rufus Estes
Strain through a sieve and serve hot.
"How to Cook Fish" by Olive Green
In the others there was so much that it was said they gather it with sieves, and they fuse it and make bars, and work it in a thousand ways.
"The Northmen, Columbus and Cabot, 985-1503" by Various
Hold this sieve, and you will look like a woman.
"One Hundred Merrie And Delightsome Stories" by Various
It is pouring water into a sieve.
"The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers" by Mary Cholmondeley
The size of the grains is determined by sieves, made by piercing round holes in thin plates of brass.
"Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy." by Bureau of Ordnance, USN
This machine with its shaking sieves and blast of air makes a great clatter and fuss.
"Cocoa and Chocolate" by Arthur W. Knapp
Dry the coral thoroughly, after which it may be passed readily through a sieve.
"Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties" by Janet McKenzie Hill
They ask us how to live!
We answer: Again try
Being the drops we sieve.
What death it is to die!
"To The Romantic Traditionists" by Allen Tate
When tomorrow pleads the mortal decision
Sifting rankly out of time's sieve today,
No words differently will be uttered
Nor stuttered, like sheep astray.
"A Pauper" by Allen Tate
The forest's erewhile emperor at eve
Had voice when lowered heavens drummed for gales.
At midnight a small people danced the dales,
So thin that they might dwindle through a sieve
"Forest History" by George Meredith
"And who are they," I question'd, "that receive
This boon of His high grace?" and he replied,
"The firm in heart, who have the power to sieve
The restless day, and cast its dregs aside.
"The Two Watchwords" by Alexander Anderson
The summer breezes lightly lift
The clustered flowers oppressed with rain,
Which fleecy cloud-sieves downward sift,--
It falls on Lilly's form in vain:
Sweet Lilly, come again,
Sweet Lilly, come again.
"Lilly: A Poem" by James Avis Bartley
See every earthly thing your life is woven round,
Fall, drop by drop, until your heart is sieved!
Go mad and writhe, and moan upon the ground,
And curse, and die, and say that you have prayed and lived!
"Consolance" by Madge Morris Wagner
It is similar in this regard to sieve size analysis, which also selects directly based on size.
NMU and GVSU defenses are great big sieves .
Where can I find a quality seed sieve that doesn't cost me an arm and a leg.
For some seeds, your kitchen colander may be helpful as a sieve .
Ultrasonic Sieving in the Powder Coating Industry.
Sieve holds nanoparticles, acts as solar absorber.
Alternately, push the berries through a sieve, collecting the juice.
Revision of D1140 - 00(2006) Standard Test Methods for Amount of Material in Soils Finer than No 200 (75-?m) Sieve.
1/4 cup apricot preserves, pressed through sieve to remove lumps.
Spring- Mounted Grading Sieve with Stainless Steel Base.
Retsch's newest edition of "The Sample," Issue No 22, includes articles written by its customers on various topics, as well as information on new Retsch products, including EasySieve(R) software for sieve analysis.
Ifyou get lumps in your gravy, strain it through afine sieve.
A sieve or laser analysis of the particle sizes in a sand.
Gently scoop your powder mixture into a sieve positioned over an empty mixing bowl.
Sieve shaker offers features such as compact size, a digital timer for increased accuracy and repeatability, and direct inline tapping.
Let E be a category, a sieve is a subclass R of the class of ob jects Ob(E ) of E such that if f : X → Y is a map of E , such that Y ∈ R, then X ∈ R.
Non abelian cohomology: the point of view of gerbed tower
Let C be a category, a sieve on X is a subclass R of the class Ob(C ) of ob jects of C such that for every map m : Y ′ → Y such that Y is in R, Y ′ is also in R.
Geometric structures on fields
A topology on C is an application which assigns to each ob ject S a non empty subclass J (S ) of the class of sieves over S , such that For every map f : T → S , and every sieve R of J (S ), Rf is a sieve of J (T ), (here f is considered as a morphism between the categories CT and CS .
Geometric structures on fields
The Bernoulli sieve can be seen as a generalisation of the ‘game’ found in .
Within this more general setting the Bernoulli sieve composition may be seen as discretisation of a subordinator with ﬁnite L´evy measure and zero drift.