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winnow

synonym (synonym of winnow)

  • (noun.act)
    the act of separating grain from chaff (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    separate the chaff from by using air currents (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    select desirable parts from a group or list (verb.cognition)
     

hypernym (winnow IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • blow away or off with a current of air (verb.change)
    remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract (verb.change)
     
  • blow on (verb.motion)
    agitate the air (verb.motion)
     
  • select desirable parts from a group or list (verb.cognition)
    pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives (verb.cognition)
     
  • separate the chaff from by using air currents (verb.contact)
    separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements (verb.contact)
     
  • the act of separating grain from chaff (noun.act)
    sorting one thing from others (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from winnow)

  • separate the chaff from by using air currents (verb.contact)
    the act of separating grain from chaff (noun.act)
     
  • the act of separating grain from chaff (noun.act)
    separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    separate the chaff from by using air currents (verb.contact)
     
synonym hypernym derivation sifting winnowing fan cull out separation remove choose pick out sieve sift sieve sift strain fan sifting

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