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Meaning of WINNOWING

Pronunciation:  w'in`owing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of separating grain from chaff; "the winnowing was done by women"
 

WINNOWING is a 9 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: sifting, winnow
 
 See Also: separation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Win"now*ing\, n.
The act of one who, or that which, winnows.

 

 

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