grains in distilled liquor
strokes after radical
qu3 qi2 jing1 hua2 - qu4 qi2 zao1 po4
take the cream, discard the dross (political and educational slogan); keep what is good, discard the rest; You need to be selective when studying.; In modernizing the country, don't accept uncritically all foreign ideas.
qu4 qi2 zao1 po4
to remove the dross; to discard the dregs
dross; dregs; rubbish; fig. useless residue