skim milk


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skim milk

n.
Milk from which the cream has been removed.

skim′ milk′

or skimmed′ milk′,


n.
milk from which the cream has been skimmed.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skim milk - milk from which the cream has been skimmedskim milk - milk from which the cream has been skimmed
milk - a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
whole milk - milk from which no constituent (such as fat) has been removed
Translations
odstředěné mléko
skummetmælk
maitorasvaton maito
obrano mlijeko
lefölözött tej
undanrenna
脱脂乳
탈지유
odstredené mlieko
posneto mleko
lättmjölk
นมที่พร่องมันเนย
kaymağı alınmış sütyağı alınmış süt
sữa không kem

skim

(skim) past tense, past participle skimmed verb
1. to remove (floating matter, eg cream) from the surface of (a liquid). Skim the fat off the gravy.
2. to move lightly and quickly over (a surface). The skier skimmed across the snow.
3. to read (something) quickly, missing out parts. She skimmed (through) the book.
skim milk, skimmed milk
milk from which the cream has been skimmed.

skim milk

حَلِيبٌ مَنْزُوعُ الدَّسَمِ odstředěné mléko skummetmælk Magermilch αποβουτυρωμένο γάλα leche desnatada rasvaton maito lait écrémé obrano mlijeko latte scremato 脱脂乳 탈지유 magere melk skummet melk mleko odtłuszczone leite desnatado, leite magro снятое молоко lättmjölk นมที่พร่องมันเนย yağı alınmış süt sữa không kem 脱脂牛奶
References in classic literature ?
Almost a month having elapsed since the liniment cake episode, it was high time for her to get into fresh trouble of some sort, little mistakes, such as absentmindedly emptying a pan of skim milk into a basket of yarn balls in the pantry instead of into the pigs' bucket, and walking clean over the edge of the log bridge into the brook while wrapped in imaginative reverie, not really being worth counting.
His pigs got the cream and his children got the skim milk.
Anybody who could invent a new imitation had been sure of a fortune from old Durham, said Jurgis' informant; but it was hard to think of anything new in a place where so many sharp wits had been at work for so long; where men welcomed tuberculosis in the cattle they were feeding, because it made them fatten more quickly; and where they bought up all the old rancid butter left over in the grocery stores of a continent, and "oxidized" it by a forced-air process, to take away the odor, rechurned it with skim milk, and sold it in bricks in the cities
Scientists at Cornell University optimized a cold microfiltration process that would effectively remove microbial and somatic cells from skim milk.
3 ECU/kg skim milk powder, approximately 1E9 ECU of Community funds is involved.
Though, there is a consumers' preference for non-fat dry milk powder, nearly 83% of the skim milk powder demand is met by the imports from the foreign countries.
In the second study, researchers from New Zealand measured the acute effects of skim milk consumption on serum urate concentrations in 16 healthy male volunteers, in light of reports that skim milk was beneficial in gout prevention.
Finally, imports of skim milk powder into Africa are expected to decrease again in 2009.
In another study, Canadian researchers found that novice weightlifters who drank skim milk gained more lean body mass after resistance exercise than those who drank either fat-free soy protein or maltodextrin sports drinks containing the same macronutrient ratio as milk.
DAIRY PRODUCT PRICES [pounds sterling] SEPT 06 SEPT 07 INCREASE % Bulk buttery 1,780 3,300 85% Mild Cheddar 1,900 3,100 63% Skim milk powder/ 1,740 2,625 51% Whole milk powdery 1,680 2,800 67% Whey powder 570 700 23% Source: Provision Trade Federation
Swerve, which contains 52 percent skim milk, will be sold in 12-ounce cans that have a figure of a grinning cow wearing dark glasses, company spokesman Scott Williamson said Friday.
My skim milk carton lists palmitate as an ingredient.