How to use Sifted in a sentence

sifted
  • This was because all who began to grow depressed or who lost strength were sifted out of the army day by day.

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  • She sifted through the pictures, aware of the intent attention the others paid her.

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  • Xander sifted through Ashley's colorful beads, uninterested.

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  • He sifted through memories to find who might be connected to his youngest sister.

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  • The dried nutmegs are then rubbed over with dry sifted lime.

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  • Her gaze sifted to Carmen.

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  • He ascended two floors to the hallway where Kris's supplies had been stocked.  He recalled how hard it could be taking care of a helpless creature like Katie or Toby.  He strode to the chamber that had served as a department store full of clothing to Kris's Immortals.  Not surprised to find the chamber ransacked, he sifted through the remaining clothing on the floor.  He guessed Toby's size and stuffed a bag with a few items before going to the food supplies.

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  • By continuing this process every unit of mass which enters B will carry with it more energy than each unit which leaves B, and hence the temperature of the gas in B will be raised and that of the gas in A lowered, while no heat is lost and no energy expended; so that by the application of intelligence alone a portion of gas of uniform pressure and temperature may be sifted into two parts, in which both the temperature and the pressure are different, and from which, therefore, work can be obtained at the expense of heat.

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  • Anyone who has sifted through a jumbled pile of mismatched earring will tell you that organization is a key part of owning jewelry.

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  • In potting the well-established plants, and all those of considerable size, the soil should be used in a rough turfy state, not sifted but broken, and one-sixth of broken crocks or charcoal and as much sand as will insure free percolation should be mixed with it.

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  • Still further light is to be expected when the vast collections of the German expedition to Turfan (Turkestan) have been sifted.

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  • Supplementary EM sifted in Chairman's Sift of 25 October.

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  • The sand was then sifted using Linda's course cooking sieve, the fine sand being removed with her fine sieve!

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  • Small hollows can be dealt with by adding a light sprinkling of sifted soil or potting compost onto the surface of the grass.

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  • The height or length of the arm of a human being, for instance, is the result of many factors, some inherent, some due to environment, and until these have been sifted out, numerical laws of inheritance or of correlation can have no more than an empirical value.

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  • The first makers of namako did not aim at regularity in the distribution of these dots; they were content to produce the effect of millet-seed sifted haphazard over the surface.

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  • After they had passed away and before the Christian Scriptures were canonically sifted and collected there was a gap which for us is only slenderly filled by such productions as the so-called 2nd Epistle of Clement, really a rambling homily on repentance and confession (see Clementine Literature), and by what we can imagine was the practice of men like Ignatius and, on the other hand, the Apologists.

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  • But this is altogether wrong, and the proofs offered, when rightly sifted, are often seen to rest upon the distortion of Heraclitean doctrine in the reports of later writers, to assimilate it to the better known but essentially distinct innovations of the Stoics.

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  • In a follow-up the following week, Anthony returned having sifted through hundreds of responses from Slades the world over.

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  • The sand was then sifted using Linda 's course cooking sieve, the fine sand being removed with her fine sieve !

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  • Or perhaps the game we played on the beach in our youth, flicking bottle tops round a track sifted out in the sand.

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  • Using only natural ingredients, the powder is ground, blended, and sifted over and over again until it has reached its goal of achieving a texture so unbelievable fine and lightweight, you hardly notice it on your skin.

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  • If a recipe calls for sifted flour or sugar, sift directly into the measuring cup or spoon first, then use the knife trick.

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  • Pour into sifted icing sugar, and mix until completely blended.

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  • A slight mulching of one-year-old sifted hot-bed manure will be found useful for keeping out the drought and nourishing the roots through a dry season.

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  • Ideas can be sketched out or written down as they occur to you and sifted through at a later date.

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  • The whole oat groats (minimally processed oats) are ground and then sifted.

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  • While I waited for my, wife's return I sifted through the startling news she'd told me.

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  • Sofia sifted through them.

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  • These Arka-tagh mountains are built up, at all events superficially, of sand and powdery, finely sifted disintegrated material.

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  • The spores should be sown in well-drained pots or seed pans on the surface of a mixture of fibrous sifted peat and small broken crocks or sandstone; this soil should be firmly pressed and well-watered, and the spores scattered over it, and at once covered with propagating glasses or pieces of sheet glass, to prevent water or dry air getting to the surface.

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  • According to his description shallow pits were sunk, and the gravel excavated was gathered into a walled enclosure where it was crushed and water was poured over it, and it was finally sifted in baskets and sorted by hand.

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  • In addition to these four classes, out of each are sifted all the smaller fragments of leaf broken in the process of manufacture, which are termed Broken Orange Pekoe, &c. These broken grades are frequently objected to by the consumer, under the impression that they are inferior in quality, but in the opinion of experts, the more the leaf is broken up, the better is the liquor upon infusion.

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  • With this great mass of material collected, sifted and edited by scholars of the highest standing it is not surprising that modern works on the history of Germany are stupendous in number and are generally of profound learning, and this in spite of the fact that some German historian.sGregorovius, Pauli and Lappenberg, for examplehave devoted their time to researches into the history of foreign lands.

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  • It is, as Dr Johnson justly described this work at the time of its appearance, a " Dictionary " of carefully sifted facts, which tells all that is wanted and all that is known, but without any laboured splendour of language or affected subtlety of conjecture.

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  • Variation provides the material for selection, and although opinions may differ as to the nature of that material, the modes by which it comes into existence and their relative values and permanences, there is an increasingly wide consensus of opinion that all such material has to pass through the sieve of natural selection and that the sifted products form new varieties and species, and new adaptations.

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  • At the close of 1843 he published a collection of his poems, and a year later he gathered up certain material which he had printed, sifted and added to it, and produced Conversations on some of the Old Poets.

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  • His general conception of the universe may therefore be called mechanical or statical; the cause of each phenomenon is supposed to be actually contained in the phenomenon itself, and by a sufficiently accurate process could be sifted out and brought to light.

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  • Whoever accepts Bacon's doctrine of cause must accept at the same time his theory of the way in which the cause may be sifted out from among the phenomena.

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  • They contain evidence of the utmost value as to the order of the Church in early days; evidence, however, which needs to be sifted with the greatest care, since the personal preferences of the writer and the customs of the local church to which he belongs are continually mixed up with things which have a wider prevalence.

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  • The immense mass of material has not yet been thoroughly sifted; and the passions of that age still disturb the judgment of the historian.

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  • Hence it is evident that our knowledge of the subject must remain extremely unsatisfactory until the chief sources have been properly sifted by competent scholars.

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  • Soda light, first sifted by passage through a plate of potassium bichromate, traverses in succession a lens, a Nicol's prism, and a glass plate half covered with a half-wave plate of quartz, that is cut parallel to the optic axis and has its principal section inclined at a small angle to that of the prism.

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  • Turning to another field, Milman published in 1829 his History of the Jews, which is memorable as the first by an English clergyman which treated the Jews as an Oriental tribe, recognized sheikhs and arnirs in the Old Testament, sifted and classified documentary evidence, and evaded or minimized the miraculous.

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  • All available evidence must be collected, thoroughly sifted, soberly weighed, and, lastly, the historian must be animated by a sincere love of truth and a calm impartiality.

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