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Eliminate industries that overlap and winnow the list to five or six industries.
Gross and his colleagues winnow the list of possible explanations.
The science can and should help us winnow down the options.
But it still allows me to winnow down the future selection by giving feedback.
There will be public hearings, and a group of former comptrollers will winnow the field down to five contenders.
But the event can help winnow the middle of the field.
Many companies now use word-scanning technology to help them winnow out unqualified candidates.
To manage this onslaught the teams' computers have to perform triage, and winnow those events to a couple of hundred per second.
To manage this onslaught the teams' computers have to perform triage, and winnow those events to a couple hundred per second.
Somebody must winnow out the genuine contributions by reading everything, good and bad alike.
But if you can winnow the whole down to corridors that need to be tuned, well that's a big step.
One of the real problems is taking the time to winnow through web sites to even begin to find what you want.
They would then parch the shells to make them brittle, crack them with a metate, and winnow the nuts with a fan tray.
These currents winnow the finer sediments upward into the water column to be carried in suspension for great distances.
The next step in preparing the wheat was to winnow it.
Essentially, waves can winnow all the other grain sizes away.
Currents probably winnow out the finest fractions from the peripheral areas and transport them to the center.
But this administration is going to have to winnow them down.
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