An openwork fabric or structure; a net or network:
The definition of a filter is something that separates solids from liquids, or eliminates impurities, or allows only certain things to pass through.
The definition of a sieve is a utensil with tight wire mesh that you can use to strain things.
Find another word for strainer. In this page you can discover 11 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for strainer, like: colander, pot, sieve, plunger, wire-mesh, dowel, mesh, filter, stirrer, spatula and ladle.