Associations to the word «Milk»


MILK, noun. (uncountable) A white liquid produced by the mammary glands of female mammals to nourish their young. From certain animals, especially cows, it is a common food for humans as a beverage or used to produce various dairy products such as butter, cheese, and yogurt.
MILK, noun. (countable) (informal) An individual serving of milk.
MILK, noun. (uncountable) A white (or whitish) liquid obtained from a vegetable source such as soy beans, coconuts, almonds, rice, oats. Also called non-dairy milk.
MILK, noun. The ripe, undischarged spat of an oyster.
MILK, noun. (uncountable) (slang) Semen.
MILK, verb. (transitive) To express milk from (a mammal, especially a cow).
MILK, verb. (transitive) To draw (milk) from the breasts or udder.
MILK, verb. (transitive) To express any liquid (from any creature).
MILK, verb. (transitive) (figurative) To make excessive use of (a particular point in speech or writing, etc.); to take advantage of (a situation).
MILK, verb. (of an electrical storage battery) To give off small gas bubbles during the final part of the charging operation.
MILK ABSCESS, noun. (pathology) A mammary abscess during lactation.
MILK ABSCESSES, noun. Plural of milk abscess
MILK ACID, noun. (obsolete) (organic compound) acid of milk, lactic acid
MILK BAR, noun. (Australia) A convenience store.
MILK BAR, noun. A small shop and/or cafe, often part of a larger shop, that sells fast food and a range of dairy based beverages such as milkshakes and ice creams; a deli or delicatessen.
MILK BARS, noun. Plural of milk bar
MILK BROTHER, noun. A male milk sibling.
MILK BROTHERS, noun. Plural of milk brother
MILK CHOCOLATE, noun. (uncountable) Chocolate that includes milk powder as one of its ingredients.
MILK CHOCOLATE, noun. (countable) A single piece of candy composed of this type of chocolate.
MILK CHOCOLATES, noun. Plural of milk chocolate
MILK CHURN, noun. A tall, conical or cylindrical container for the transportation of milk.
MILK CRATE, noun. Alternative form of milkcrate
MILK CRATES, noun. Plural of milk crate
MILK CRUST, noun. Alternative term for cradle cap
MILK FACTORY, noun. (slang) A breast (that is producing milk).
MILK FEVER, noun. A type of fever occurring in women shortly after childbirth (previously associated with the start of lactation).
MILK FEVER, noun. (veterinary medicine) A fatal metabolic disorder in dairy cattle, occurring at the start of lactation.
MILK FLOAT, noun. An electric accumulator battery driven vehicle, designed for the house to house delivery of fresh milk. Common in Europe, especially UK.
MILK FLOATS, noun. Plural of milk float
MILK GLASS, noun. Opaque glass, especially the white shade of it
MILK JUG, noun. (slang) Feminine breast.
MILK KNOT, noun. (medicine) A hard lump forming in the breast of a nursing woman, due to obstruction to the flow of milk and congestion of the mammary glands.
MILK LEG, noun. Phlegmasia alba dolens
MILK LINE, noun. (anatomy) One of two parallel lines on the breast of a mammal along which the nipples are found.
MILK LINES, noun. Plural of milk line
MILK MAKER, noun. (slang) A breast (that is producing milk).
MILK MIRROR, noun. Escutcheon (marking on the back of a cow's udder)
MILK MOTHER, noun. Alternative form of milk-mother
MILK OF LIME, noun. (obsolete) Calcium hydroxide.
MILK OF MAGNESIA, noun. A milky-white solution of magnesium hydroxide, used as a saline osmotic laxative and as an antacid.
MILK PAN, noun. A small type of saucepan, with a lip, used for heating milk.
MILK PARSLEY, noun. Peucedanum palustre, an almost glabrous biennial plant in the family Apiaceae. A thin, foetid, milky latex is found in its young parts.
MILK PEA, noun. Any of the genus Galactia of leguminous and, usually, twining plants.
MILK POWDER, noun. Pulverized milk solids, produced by evaporating all liquid from milk.
MILK PUDDING, noun. (chiefly British) any of several simple cooked desserts made from sweetened milk and some starchy ingredient
MILK PUDDINGS, noun. Plural of milk pudding
MILK PUNCH, noun. A hot Irish drink, scáiltín, made from equal amounts of hot whiskey and milk.
MILK PUNCH, noun. A cold beverage of milk, bourbon, sugar, and vanilla extract, common in New Orleans.
MILK REPLACER, noun. Liquid nutrition having nutritional qualities comparable to mother's milk that is given to young animals when mother's milk is not available.
MILK ROUND, noun. The route made by a milkman delivering milk to houses.
MILK RUN, noun. A routine trip, especially one involving several stops
MILK RUN, noun. (logistics) The collection of mixed loads from multiple fixed sources on a regular basis.
MILK RUN, noun. (military) (slang) An uneventful mission, especially a military sortie completed without incident
MILK RUN, noun. (politics) (slang) A campaign for a political office whose main apparent purpose is to "milk" money from supporters in order to provide a source of income for the candidate, campaign staff, and family members.
MILK RUNS, noun. Plural of milk run
MILK SAUCEPAN, noun. A small saucepan, often coated with Teflon etc, having a wide lip; typically used to heat milk for drinks
MILK SCALL, noun. Alternative term for cradle cap
MILK SHAKE, noun. Alternative form of milkshake
MILK SHAKES, noun. Plural of milk shake
MILK SIBLING, noun. A person who is not one's biological sibling but was nursed by the same woman as oneself.
MILK SIBLINGS, noun. Plural of milk sibling
MILK SICKNESS, noun. A condition, with trembling and vomiting, caused by ingestion of milk, meat, etc. from a cow that has fed on white snakeroot, which contains the poison tremetol.
MILK SISTER, noun. A female milk sibling.
MILK SISTERS, noun. Plural of milk sister
MILK SNAKE, noun. Any of various snakes, Lampropeltis triangulum, with smooth and shiny scales and typically a pattern of colours that runs red-black-yellow or white-black-red.
MILK SNAKES, noun. Plural of milk snake
MILK STOUT, noun. A stout containing lactose.
MILK SUBSTITUTE, noun. Liquid that replaces milk in a diet or recipe.
MILK SUBSTITUTES, noun. Plural of milk substitute
MILK SUGAR, noun. (dated) lactose
MILK TEA, noun. Bubble tea.
MILK TEA, noun. Tea with milk.
MILK TEETH, noun. Plural of milk tooth
MILK THISTLE, noun. Any of the thistles in the genus Silybum, especially Silybum marianum.
MILK THISTLE, noun. Other species resembling Silybum:
MILK THISTLE, noun. Lactuca serriola, prickly lettuce
MILK THISTLE, noun. Sonchus oleraceus, smooth sowthistle
MILK THISTLES, noun. Plural of milk thistle
MILK TOOTH, noun. Any tooth of the first set of teeth of young people (or livestock).

Dictionary definition

MILK, noun. A white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings.
MILK, noun. Produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young.
MILK, noun. A river that rises in the Rockies in northwestern Montana and flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River.
MILK, noun. Any of several nutritive milklike liquids.
MILK, verb. Take milk from female mammals; "Cows need to be milked every morning".
MILK, verb. Exploit as much as possible; "I am milking this for all it's worth".
MILK, verb. Add milk to; "milk the tea".

Wise words

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