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Meaning of winnow

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the act of separating grain from chaff; "the winnowing was
           done by women" [syn: {winnow}, {winnowing}, {sifting}]
      v 1: separate the chaff from by using air currents; "She stood
           there winnowing chaff all day in the field" [syn: {winnow},
      2: blow on; "The wind was winnowing her hair"; "the wind
         winnowed the grass"
      3: select desirable parts from a group or list; "cull out the
         interesting letters from the poet's correspondence"; "winnow
         the finalists from the long list of applicants" [syn: {cull
         out}, {winnow}]
      4: blow away or off with a current of air; "winnow chaff"

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