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sift

[sift]
(computer science)
To extract certain desired information items from a large quantity of data.

SIFT

SHARE Internal Fortran Translator. Translation utility designed for converting Fortran II to Fortran IV. The word "sift" was often used as a verb to describe converting code from one language to another. Sammet 1969, p.153.
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So my seed starting starts with some simple tools that aren't usually nominated for any awards, but which I sure would miss if I didn't have them--my soil sifters.
It can be mounted using plumbing clamp rings like the "Fisher Price Sand Sifter," and will allow movement in a half-circle for drilling and digging.
With its optional transducer, the Twin Motor Sifter achieves superior ultrasonic vibration performance, the company says.
KEK centrifugal sifters provide pull-through sieving for scalping oversize am extraneous materials, classifying and conditioning of bulk materials, controlled size reduction of friable materials, and even removal of liquids from slurries, pastes or solids in suspension.
Clarice Cliff sugar sifter - pounds 220 Plaster miniatures - pounds 200 Victorian dressing table - pounds 75 American rocking chair - pounds 70 Oak gate-leg dining table - pounds 140 Nursing chair - pounds 26 Maling bowl - pounds 30 Decorated bracelet - pounds 80 Smoking pipe and hunting horn - pounds 25 for both Decorative Italian vase - pounds 20 Purses - pounds 70 Canadian composite doll - pounds 15 Windsor Arm chair - pounds 75 Cased medals - pounds 35
In ``Working Men,'' Dorris called Erdrich ``The sifter, the sander/ The ear, the eye/ The careful heart.
Record shop owner Peter Howard, 48, features in the Oasis single Shakermaker when they sing: "Mr Sifter sold me songs when I was just 16.
At the heart of the scalping operation are six Centri-Sifter Centrifugal Sifters from Kason Corp.
The Medium Mine Wolf also offers a variety of other interchangeable attachments such as a blade, bucket, sifter or forklift", said Phillip von Michaelis, the company's Sales Director.
Tenders are invited for design fabrication supply erection testing and commissioning of 1 vibro sifter 2 disintegrator 3 impact pulverizer 4 micro pulverizer 5 shredder for proprietary ayurvedic products unit at muttathara thiruvananthapuram
Its convenient, portable three-inch size makes it perfect for purses or cosmetic bags as an alternative to sifter jars and separate brushes.
com/) today announced that the user-driven social media web site will take collaboration to the next level through the launch of Sifter - an advertising marketplace platform that allows businesses to test creative content with relevant consumers before the big spend.