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Wind winnowing

Wind winnowing is a method developed by ancient cultures[?] for agricultural purposes. It involves taking a basket of grain and chaff[?] and tossing the contents into the air, thus causing the chaff to blow away while the heavier grains would fall back into the basket.



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