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Found 3 items, similar to Winnow.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: winnow nyiru, penyaring, saringan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: winnow winnow n : the act of separating grain from chaff; “the winnowing was done by women” [syn: winnowing, sifting] v 1: separate from chaff; “She stood there winnowing grain all day in the field” [syn: fan] 2: blow on; “The wind was winnowing her hair” 3: treat by exposure to a current of air so that waste matter is eliminated; “winnow grain” 4: remove by a current of air; “winnow chaff”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Winnow Winnow \Win"now\, v. i. To separate chaff from grain. [1913 Webster] Winnow not with every wind. --Ecclus. v. 9. [1913 Webster] Winnow \Win"now\ (w[i^]n"n[-o]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Winnowed (w[i^]n"n[-o]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Winnowing.] [OE. windewen, winewen, AS. windwian; akin to Goth. winpjan (in comp.), winpi-skauro a fan, L. ventilare to fan, to winnow; cf. L. wannus a fan for winnowing, G. wanne, OHG. wanna. [root]131. See Wind moving air, and cf. Fan., n., Ventilate.] [1913 Webster] 1. To separate, and drive off, the chaff from by means of wind; to fan; as, to winnow grain. [1913 Webster] Ho winnoweth barley to-night in the threshing floor. --Ruth. iii. 2. [1913 Webster] 2. To sift, as for the purpose of separating falsehood from truth; to separate, as bad from good. [1913 Webster] Winnow well this thought, and you shall find This light as chaff that flies before the wind. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To beat with wings, or as with wings.[Poetic] [1913 Webster] Now on the polar winds; then with quick fan Winnows the buxom air. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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