n. ~ 1. The process of pulling and disposing of unwanted materials in a series. - 2. Removing one layer of a laminate from another. - 3. Reprographics · Positioning film containing images of text and illustrations on a carrier sheet (a goldenrod) to create a printing plate.
Weeding and culling connote item-level separation, where purging, stripping1, and screening connote removal of materials at the folder level or higher.