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Sift

v. t.1.To separate with a sieve, as the fine part of a substance from the coarse; as, to sift meal or flour; to sift powder; to sift sand or lime.
[imp. & p. p. Sifted; p. pr. & vb. n. Sifting.]
2.To separate or part as if with a sieve.
3.To examine critically or minutely; to scrutinize.
Opportunity I here have had
To try thee, sift thee.
- Milton.
Let him but narrowly sift his ideas.
- I. Taylor.
To sift out
to search out with care, as if by sifting.
Verb1.sift - move as if through a sieve; "The soldiers sifted through the woods"
2.sift - separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements; "sift the flour"
Synonyms: sieve, strain
3.sift - check and sort carefully; "sift the information"
Synonyms: sieve
4.sift - distinguish and separate out; "sift through the job candidates"
Synonyms: sieve
SIFT - SHARE Internal Fortran Translator. Translation utility designed for converting Fortran II to Fortran IV. The word "sift" was often used as a verb to describe converting code from one language to another. Sammet 1969, p.153.
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