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Synonyms for winnow

separate

winnow something or someone out

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to set apart (one kind or type) from others

to be in a state of motion, as air

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the act of separating grain from chaff

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separate the chaff from by using air currents

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blow on

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select desirable parts from a group or list

blow away or off with a current of air

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Winnow continues to refuse nursing care, then her life is in danger due to skin breakdown and subsequent infection.
Winnow is adept in administering all aspects of project management, as well as providing authentic leadership to create effective teams.
There was no lack of material to winnow down to thirty-six numbers.
Hand Ralph Reed and Pat Robertson the pilot torches and you might winnow the GOP candidate field to about three.
How are you ever going to be able to gain the local knowledge to winnow those sites and come up with the five or fewer which are actually worth traveling to look at?
Atwood wants to eliminate 1,100 employees and winnow the number of recipient countries down to fifty.
It was difficult to winnow the field from the 118 great teams to only 40; the competition was tough.
Still, he thinks "earthlings would be lucky" to winnow the golden signal from the chaff anytime soon.
By grouping near-duplicate documents, our software can help major government agencies winnow large data sets, while also enabling a significantly more coherent and prioritized review process.
Three former Marine Corps drill instructors will put them through the paces and winnow out the weaklings.
Moreover, they say, it's possible to winnow the milled grain down to a relatively coarse fraction containing as much as 23 percent beta-glucan.
Our winnowing platform, expected to be available second quarter 2005, will allow Summation and CaseVault users to cost-effectively winnow massive eDiscovery and unstructured data collections by using smart search techniques such as "more like this document" and "more like selected text.
A panel of judges - entertainers Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson and record executive Simon Cowell - winnow them down to 120, then to 30.
To select the winners for the four awards, the editors of The Week compiled the best opinion columns on a weekly basis and met monthly to review the work and winnow down the field.
Then, it was how many of these cases can we winnow out and not have to pay.