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- v. Present participle of sift.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A searching or investigating.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of separating grain from chaff
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Phone Screens are key in sifting through applicants.
Sci becomes a product of the good and also bad investment to the extreme, now driving away the reader with little time or $ to spend in sifting through all those folds and layers.
I saw him pull out a small stack of mail and begin sifting through it.
Wherever they are shaken and scattered, God will have his eye upon them, and will take care to separate between the corn and chaff, which was the thing he designed in sifting them.
Or Hindi or Persian or some Northumbrian nonce word sifting down the centuries.
The outcome of the sifting is a prioritised folder arrangement which reflects and promotes effective time management.
Occasionally, therefore, during the time of the Northern and Southern dynasties, local administrators carried out what was called sifting and weeding of the monastic institutions.
Or in other words, sifting the rubble to see who and what was left and to see where they could be actually plugged into whatever scenarios had already been planned, and alter as necessary.
"People resonated with the idea of sifting through all the things their friends were sharing with them in one place," Flipboard CEO Mike McCue says.
Just kind of sifting the charges and the countercharges.