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cash cow

n.
A product or service that provides a steady, dependable source of funds or income.

cash cow

n
(Economics) a product, acquisition, etc, that produces a steady flow of cash, esp one with a well-known brand name commanding a high market share

cash′ cow`


n.
Slang.
any business venture, operation, or product that is a dependable source of income or profit.
[1970–75]
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Noun1.cash cow - a project that generates a continuous flow of moneycash cow - a project that generates a continuous flow of money
project, projection - a planned undertaking
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