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sifter

noun
     
Related topics: Cooking
sift‧er [countable]
1DFC British English a container with a lot of small holes in the top used for shaking flour, sugar etc onto things [= shaker American English]
2 American English a container with a handle and a lot of small holes on the bottom, used for removing large pieces from flour or for mixing flour and other dry things together in cooking

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