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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. winnow: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. winnow: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. winnow: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. winnow: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. winnow: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. winnow: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Winnow, winnow: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. winnow: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. winnow: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. winnow: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. winnow: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. winnow: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Winnow, winnow: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. winnow (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. winnow: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. winnow: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Winnow (algorithm), Winnow: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Winnow: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. winnow: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. winnow: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Winnow: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. winnow: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. winnow: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. winnow: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. winnow: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. winnow: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. winnow: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. winnow: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. winnow: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. winnow: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Winnow: Easton Bible [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (winnow)

noun:  the act of separating grain from chaff ("The winnowing was done by women")
verb:  treat by exposure to a current of air so that waste matter is eliminated ("Winnow grain")
verb:  separate from chaff ("She stood there winnowing grain all day in the field")
verb:  remove by a current of air ("Winnow chaff")
verb:  blow on ("The wind was winnowing her hair")

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