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To separate, sift, analyze, or test in this manner
“Also you may occasionally see her out in the fields helping her mother, Memnet, crush and winnow the grain.”
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To subject (granular material, especially food grain) to a current of air separating heavier and lighter components, as grain from chaff
“To the extent that the FDA has helped winnow the mainstream drug market down to scientifically proven treatments, it has been a help rather than hindrance.”
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Blow away
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To sieve or strain something by passing it through a filter
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To place something or someone in a particular context
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To gather or collect, typically what is left over
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To cool (someone or something) by waving an object to create a current of air
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Search determinedly for someone or something
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To cause to move or be apart
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A large sieve or riddle, especially one for sorting substances such as grain or coal into different sizes
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