tamizar
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tamizar(
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mee
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sahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to pass through a sieve)
a. to sieve
Tamizamos el oro del resto de los fragmentos de roca.We sieved the gold from the rest of the rock fragments.
b. to sift
Según la receta, es necesario tamizar la harina antes de usarlo.According to the recipe, you must sift the flour before you use it.
2. (to choose meticulously)
a. to screen
El director de la cárcel tamizó a los hombres que se convertirían en guardias.The warden screened the men who would become the guards.
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tamizar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (cribar)
a. to sieve
2. (seleccionar)
a. to screen
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tamizar
transitive verb
[+harina, azúcar] to sift; sieve; [+datos, información] to sift through; [+luz] to filter; [+rayos] to filter out
estas cremas tamizan los rayos U.V.A. y U.V.B. que envejecen la piel
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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