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sieve a utensil with a wire mesh or finely perforated bottom, used as a strainer or to sift or purée solids. [2 definitions]
sift to pass or force through a sieve in order to retain or break up the larger parts. [6 definitions]
siftings that which remains after something has been sifted. [2 definitions]
sigh to exhale with a long, audible puff of breath, as from sorrow or weariness. [5 definitions]
sight the ability to see; vision. [11 definitions]
sighted able to see; having sight. [2 definitions]
sight gag a comic presentation or action whose effect is achieved by physical means rather than by words.
sighting an act or instance of seeing, esp. the observation of something unusual or sought after.
sightless incapable of seeing; blind.
sightly visually pleasing; attractive.
sight-read to read or perform (music) on first sight, without practicing beforehand.
sightsee to tour about for the purpose of sightseeing.
sightseeing the act or pastime of visiting and viewing various places of interest; touring. [2 definitions]
sightseer a tourist who visits sights of noted interest.
sight word in vocabulary learning, a word, usually short and basic, that a reader recognizes visually, without having to decode it phonetically or otherwise. "The," "we," "their," and "have" are typical sight words.
sigma the name of the eighteenth letter of the Greek alphabet.
sigmoid having the shape of the letter "C" or "S". [2 definitions]
sigmoid flexure the final curve of the colon before it reaches the rectum. [2 definitions]
sigmoidoscope a medical instrument used for visual examination of the rectum and colon.
Sigmund Freud an Austrian physician and the founder of psychoanalysis (b.1856--d.1939).
sign anything that indicates the presence or existence of a fact, event, quality, or tendency; indicator; indication. [11 definitions]