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sifting-machine

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In paper manufacturing, a sieve-plate.

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Examples

  • In the centre of the room stood a great sifting-machine, worked by steam; and the sand, after being thoroughly dried, was passed through this, coming out a fine, glittering mass, very much resembling granulated sugar, so far as looks are concerned.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 83, September, 1864

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