noun sift·age \-tij\

Definition of siftage



  1. 1 :  sift pulling asunder the fibrous clods, but not reducing them to siftage — R. D. Blackmore

  2. 2 :  the action of sifting a small sleeve and large valve prevent siftageModern Packaging

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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