1. A strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles (synset 104223701)
  1. Examine in order to test suitability (synset 202405520)
    "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants"
  2. Check and sort carefully (synset 201463223)
    "sift the information"
  3. Separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements (synset 201462658)
    "sift the flour"
  4. Distinguish and separate out (synset 200677687)
    "sift through the job candidates"

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