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sifter (plural sifters)
- A tool for sifting, especially one for powdered cooking ingredients.
- (rare) One who sifts.
- He was employed as a sifter.
- Any lamellirostral bird, as a duck or goose, so called because it sifts or strains its food from the water and mud by means of the lamellae of the beak.