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sifter

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Cooking
siftersift‧er /ˈsɪftə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  1 DFC British English a container with a lot of small holes in the top used for shaking flour, sugar etc onto things syn shaker American English2 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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sifterPut a sifter into a medium-size mixing bowl.Measure the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt into sifter.
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