skim milk


Definition of skim milk 

: milk from which the cream has been taken

called also skimmed milk

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Anyone who makes this recipe with skim milk is my enemy. Marian Bull, GQ, "Three-Ingredient Queso Is the Thing You Should Make for Every Party," 2 Feb. 2018 Cottage cheese is made entirely out of skim milk until the end, when a dressing made from cream or milk is mixed with the curd. New York Times, "A Guide to Soft Fresh Cheeses: Cottage Cheese, Mascarpone and More," 26 June 2018 Try soaking a washcloth in cool green tea or skim milk, which contain additional antioxidants. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "Why Your Sunburn Itches — And How to Stop It," 25 May 2018 Next time, try soaking a washcloth in some skim milk and using it as a cold compress. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "Your Sunburn Cure Has Been in Your Fridge All Along: It's Cold Milk!," 10 May 2018 Watered milk is, essentially, skim milk, but back then, milk was required to have a minimum percentage of butterfat. From Express-news Archives, San Antonio Express-News, "Mayor Tobin’s 1925 war on skim milk," 4 Apr. 2018 Some have cured mildew with a spray of 50 percent skim milk, 50 percent water. Margaret Lauterbach, idahostatesman, "Heuchera is easy to grow and adds color to gardens | Idaho Statesman," 11 Apr. 2018 This summer, the Observer conducted an analysis of the lowest prices of five staple items – a dozen large eggs, a gallon of skim milk, a loaf of white bread, ketchup and 1 pound of lean ground beef – at nine Charlotte grocery stores. Katherine Peralta, charlotteobserver, "Prices fall when this grocer comes to town, new study finds," 10 Jan. 2018 An oversupply of skim milk powder, or SMP -- and corresponding low prices -- have made dairy processors reluctant to increase production, effectively limiting butter supplies., "Fat Is Back and Premium Butter Makers Are Taking the Cream," 22 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of skim milk

1596, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of skim milk

: milk from which all the cream and fat has been removed

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Kids Definition of skim milk

: milk from which the cream has been removed

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Medical Definition of skim milk 

: milk from which the cream has been taken

called also skimmed milk

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