Definition of Sieving

1. Verb. (present participle of sieve) ¹



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Definition of Sieving

1. sieve [v] - See also: sieve

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sieving

sieve bone
sieve graft
sieve of Eratosthenes
sieve out
sieve plate
sieve tube
sieved
sieveful
sievefuls
sievelike
sievert
sieverts
sieves
sievesful
sieveyer
sieving (current term)
sieze
siezed
siezes
siezing
sifac
sifaka
sifakas
siffle
siffled
siffles
siffleur
siffleurs
siffling
sifilet

Literary usage of Sieving

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1. Bulletin by Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (1904)
"Thus the discrepancies between analyses made in different laboratories could be halved if a standard method of sieving were adopted. ..."

2. Johnson's Materials of Construction by John Butler Johnson (1918)
"Mechanical sieving devices may be used, but the cement shall not be rejected ... Precautions in sieving.—In making the fineness test, great care should be ..."

3. Johnson's Materials of Construction by John Butler Johnson, Morton Owen Withey (1919)
"Mechanical sieving devices may be used, but the cement shall not be rejected ... Precautions in sieving.—In making the fineness test, great care should be ..."

4. Diseases of the Stomach and Upper Alimentary Tract by Anthony Bassler (1910)
"Author's sieving pail for straining lavage water. A, Ten liter pail. B, Portable sieving can with a floor of wire screening having sixty wires to the inch, ..."

5. A Treatise on Quantitative Inorganic Analysis: With Special Reference to the by Joseph William Mellor (1913)
"72. sieving of powders with silk lawns for the determination of ferrous oxide is condemned by ... In sieving, all the powder must pass through the lawn. ..."

6. Portland Cement: Its Composition, Raw Materials, Manufacture, Testing and by Richard Kidder Meade (1906)
"In this case the sieving is done over a large piece of paper or oil cloth. ... The use of shot also greatly hastens the operation of sieving, ..."

7. Bulletin by Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (1904)
"Thus the discrepancies between analyses made in different laboratories could be halved if a standard method of sieving were adopted. ..."

8. Johnson's Materials of Construction by John Butler Johnson (1918)
"Mechanical sieving devices may be used, but the cement shall not be rejected ... Precautions in sieving.—In making the fineness test, great care should be ..."

9. Johnson's Materials of Construction by John Butler Johnson, Morton Owen Withey (1919)
"Mechanical sieving devices may be used, but the cement shall not be rejected ... Precautions in sieving.—In making the fineness test, great care should be ..."

10. Diseases of the Stomach and Upper Alimentary Tract by Anthony Bassler (1910)
"Author's sieving pail for straining lavage water. A, Ten liter pail. B, Portable sieving can with a floor of wire screening having sixty wires to the inch, ..."

11. A Treatise on Quantitative Inorganic Analysis: With Special Reference to the by Joseph William Mellor (1913)
"72. sieving of powders with silk lawns for the determination of ferrous oxide is condemned by ... In sieving, all the powder must pass through the lawn. ..."

12. Portland Cement: Its Composition, Raw Materials, Manufacture, Testing and by Richard Kidder Meade (1906)
"In this case the sieving is done over a large piece of paper or oil cloth. ... The use of shot also greatly hastens the operation of sieving, ..."

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