strainer definition by Webster's New World
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a person or thing that strains; specif., a device for straining, sifting, or filtering; sieve, filter, colander, etc.
strainer definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- One that strains, as a device used to separate liquids from solids.
- An apparatus for tightening, stretching, or strengthening.
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