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talingting [ta.ling.ting.] : plover (n.) [langgam]; sieve (v.)

Derivatives of talingting


Glosses:
plover
n. (animal)1. ploverany of numerous chiefly shorebirds of relatively compact build having straight bills and large pointed wings; closely related to the sandpipers.
~ limicoline bird, shore bird, shorebirdany of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries.
~ charadriidae, family charadriidaeplover family.
~ charadrius melodus, piping ploversmall plover of eastern North America.
~ charadrius vociferus, kildeer, killdeer, killdeer ploverAmerican plover of inland waters and fields having a distinctive cry.
~ charadrius morinellus, dotrel, dotterel, eudromias morinellusrare plover of upland areas of Eurasia.
~ golden ploverplovers of Europe and America having the backs marked with golden-yellow spots.
~ green plover, lapwing, peewit, pewitlarge crested Old World plover having wattles and spurs.
~ turnstonemigratory shorebirds of the plover family that turn over stones in searching for food.
sieve
n. (artifact)1. screen, sievea strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles.
~ riddlea coarse sieve (as for gravel).
~ siftera household sieve (as for flour).
~ strainera filter to retain larger pieces while smaller pieces and liquids pass through.
v. (social)2. screen, screen out, sieve, sortexamine in order to test suitability.; "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants"
~ choose, pick out, select, takepick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives.; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
v. (contact)3. sieve, siftcheck and sort carefully.; "sift the information"
~ analyse, analyze, examine, study, canvass, canvasconsider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning.; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"
v. (contact)4. sieve, sift, strainseparate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements.; "sift the flour"
~ separatedivide into components or constituents.; "Separate the wheat from the chaff"
~ ricesieve so that it becomes the consistency of rice.; "rice the potatoes"
~ resiftsift anew.
~ riddle, screenseparate with a riddle, as grain from chaff.
~ winnow, fanseparate the chaff from by using air currents.; "She stood there winnowing chaff all day in the field"
v. (cognition)5. sieve, siftdistinguish and separate out.; "sift through the job candidates"
~ choose, pick out, select, takepick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives.; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"