Strainer

  • (noun): A filter to retain larger pieces while smaller pieces and liquids pass through.

Some articles on strainer, strainers:

Strainers - Household Use
... In houses, stainless steel strainers are often used in sinks, showers and bathtubs ... A strainer is essentially a screen installed to allow water to pass through, but not larger items ... have an access that allows for them to be cleaned or have the strainer plate or basket replaced ...
Strainer Bar
... A strainer bar is used to construct a wooden stretcher frame used by artists to mount their canvases ... Strainer bar frames are usually in the shape of a rectangle, although shaped canvases are also possible ... A stretcher frame constructed from strainer bars should not be confused with one constructed from stretcher bars ...
Scouting Rapids - Features Found in Whitewater - Strainers or Sifts
... Strainers are formed when an object blocks the passage of larger objects but allows the flow of water to continue - like a big food strainer or colander ... the force of the water will pin an object or body against the strainer and then pile up, pushing it down under water ... Strainers are formed by many different natural or man-made objects, like storm grates over tunnels, trees that have fallen into a river ("log jam"), bushes by the side of the river that are ...
Drum Hardware - Drum Parts - Snare Tensioner
... Snare drums will often have a "strainer" on one side and a "butt plate" on the other to hold the snare wires to the drumhead ... Snare tension is controlled with a screw on the strainer ... A strainer may also have a "throwoff" lever to move snares away from the drumhead, in order to prevent buzzing caused by other bass instruments while the snare is ...
Sieve (disambiguation) - Other Uses
... band), a New York City punk rock band pronounced "sieve" In plumbing, a stainless steel strainer On rivers, a sieve or strainer is a dangerous obstacle that water can pass ... A large metal strainer is attached to the end of a hard suction hose that prevents debris from entering the hose ...