sift englannista suomeksi
(+obj) To scrutinise (someone or something) carefully so as to find the truth.
(RQ:Shakespeare Richard 2)
(quote-book)|year=1748|title=Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral|location=London|publisher=Oxford University Press|year_published=1973|section=§ 28|passage=But if we still carry on our sifting humour, and ask, ''What is the foundation of all conclusions from experience ?'' this implies a new question.
- It immediately occurred to him to sift her on the subject of Isabella and Theodore.
(+preo) To carefully go through a set of objects, or a collection of information, in order to find something.
To move data records up in memory to make space to insert further records.