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skim milk

milk from which the cream has been skimmed.
Also called skimmed milk.
Origin of skim milk
1590-1600 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for skim milk
  • Cheese is made from skim milk, milk plus cream, or cream.
  • Those who are dieting usually prefer skim milk, those wishing to gain add cream to whole milk.
  • New skim milk and low-fat milk and cream products contain something called palmitate.
  • All evaluations will be replicated and the results compared with commercial evaporated skim milk.
  • Milk or skim milk to be used in the manufacturing of nonfat dry milk shall be pasteurized prior to condensing.
  • But if you happen to get one, you can soothe a sunburn by mixing one cup skim milk with four cups water and a few ice cubes.
  • Ask for skim milk instead, and you'll never notice the difference.
  • As a result of the forecasted increase in butter production, skim milk powder production is also expected to increase slightly.
skim milk in Medicine

skim milk n.
The milk from which the cream has been removed.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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