Associations to the word «Milky»


MILKY, adjective. Resembling milk in color or consistency.
MILKY, adjective. (color science) (informal) Of the black in an image, appearing as dark gray rather than black.
MILKY, adjective. (colloquial) Cowardly.
MILKY, adjective. (obsolete) Yielding milk.
MILKY QUARTZ, noun. (mineralogy) A common form of crystalline quartz.
MILKY STORK, noun. Mycteria cinerea, a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae.
MILKY STORKS, noun. Plural of milky stork
MILKY WAY, proper noun. (galaxy) The Milky Way Galaxy, the galaxy in which Earth is located; extension of the night sky phenomenon.
MILKY WAY, proper noun. (astronomy) A broad band of diffuse white light, visible in the night sky; our view of the dense portions of the Milky Way Galaxy from inside the galaxy.
MILKY WAY GALAXY, proper noun. (astronomy) the galaxy in which Earth is located

Dictionary definition

MILKY, adjective. Resembling milk in color not clear; "milky glass".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope