Part of speech:
The act of winnowing
To injure or impair by overuse or overexertion; wrench:
To make a search or examination of a collection of things:
To remove from a mixture or combination; isolate.
1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.4:
To scrutinize is to look at something very closely or very carefully.
Screen is defined as to show, examine or separate.
To use precise distinctions and subtlety in thought or speech.
To search; investigate
To search into so as to learn the facts; inquire into systematically
(Computers) To use a filter to block or restrict access to:
To test by carefully questioning in order to find out the knowledge, skill, qualifications, etc. of (a student, witness, job applicant, etc.)
To search thoroughly as if raking over an area with a comb.
Canvass is defined as to carefully examine or discuss something or to go through an area to get votes, orders or survey answers.
To separate, assort, refine, or purify by other means.
To rid of impurities:
In a clean manner
Include is defined as to contain, enclose or consider as part of a whole.
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