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sift

US [sɪft]
UK [sɪft]
  • v.筛(面粉或颗粒较细的物质);细查;详审;区分
  • Web尺度不变特征变换(Scale Invariant Feature Transform);筛分;筛选
Simple Present:sifts  Present Participle:sifting  Past Tense:sifted  
sift
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v.
1.
[t]
~ sth
筛(面粉或颗粒较细的物质)to put flour or some other fine substance through a sieve/sifter
Sift the flour into a bowl.
把面粉筛到碗里。
2.
[t][i]
细查;详审to examine sth very carefully in order to decide what is important or useful or to find sth important
We will sift every scrap of evidence.
我们将细查每一点证据。
Crash investigators have been sifting through the wreckage of the aircraft.
调查坠机事件的专家一直在仔细检查飞机残骸。
3.
[t]
~ sth (out) from sth
区分;挑选;精选to separate sth from a group of things
She looked quickly through the papers, sifting out from the pile anything that looked interesting.
她很快地翻了一下那摞文件,把所有看着有趣的东西都拣了出来。

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