skim milk
noun Date: 1596 milk from which the cream has been taken — called also skimmed milk

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  • Skim milk — Skim Skim, a. Contraction of {Skimming} and {Skimmed}. [1913 Webster] {Skim coat}, the final or finishing coat of plaster. {Skim colter}, a colter for paring off the surface of land. {Skim milk}, skimmed milk; milk from which the cream has been… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • skim milk — skim n milk from which the cream has been taken called also skimmed milk * * * milk from which some or all of the cream has been removed; see lowfat m. and nonfat m …   Medical dictionary

  • skim milk — skim′ milk′ or skimmed′ milk′ n. coo milk from which the cream has been skimmed • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • skim milk — n. milk from which the cream has been removed: also skimmed milk …   English World dictionary

  • skim milk — noun milk from which the cream has been skimmed • Syn: ↑skimmed milk • Ant: ↑whole milk • Hypernyms: ↑milk * * * noun also skimmed milk …   Useful english dictionary

  • skim milk — noun Non fat milk; milk that has had the cream removed. We like to drink skim milk instead so as to consume fewer calories. Syn: non fat milk …   Wiktionary

  • skim milk — /skɪm ˈmɪlk/ (say skim milk) noun milk from which the cream has been removed. Also, skimmed milk …   Australian English dictionary

  • skim milk — nugriebtas pienas statusas Aprobuotas sritis pienininkystė apibrėžtis Ne didesnio kaip 0,5 proc. riebumo termiškai apdorotas geriamasis pienas. atitikmenys: angl. skim milk; skimmed milk vok. entrahmte Milch rus. обезжиренное молоко; снятое… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • skim milk — milk from which the cream has been skimmed. Also called skimmed milk. [1590 1600] * * * …   Universalium

  • skim milk — milk that has an extremely low percentage of fat …   English contemporary dictionary

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