sift
transitive verb
1. (to sieve) 
a. tamizar 
We advise sifting the sugar before adding it to the mixture.Te aconsejamos tamizar el azúcar antes de agregarlo a la mezcla.
b. cernir 
Sift the salt and the flour and put them in the bowl with the butter.Cierne la sal y la harina y ponlas en el cuenco con la mantequilla.
c. cerner 
The flour is then sifted to remove the bran.A continuación, se cerne la harina para eliminar el salvado.
d. cribar (sand or gravel) 
These sieves are used to sift the sand and get the gravel out of it.Estos cedazos sirven para cribar la arena y eliminar la grava de esta.
intransitive verb
2. (to carefully examine; used with "through") 
The lawyer had to sift through all the evidence to prepare his case.El abogado tuvo que examinar cuidadosamente todas las pruebas para preparar el caso.
sift
transitive verb
1. (flour, sugar) 
a. tamizar 
intransitive verb
2. (search) 
to sift through somethingexaminar algo concienzudamente
sift [sɪft]
transitive verb
[+flour, soil] cerner; tamizar
intransitive verb
to sift through examinar cuidadosamente
Examples
Verb Conjugations for tamizar
Indicative
Irregular forms are in red
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yo
tamizo
tamicé
tamizaba
tamizaría
tamizaré
tamizas
tamizaste
tamizabas
tamizarías
tamizarás
él/ella/Ud.
tamiza
tamizó
tamizaba
tamizaría
tamizará
nosotros
tamizamos
tamizamos
tamizábamos
tamizaríamos
tamizaremos
vosotros
tamizáis
tamizasteis
tamizabais
tamizaríais
tamizaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.
tamizan
tamizaron
tamizaban
tamizarían
tamizarán
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