Definitions for cream
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cream.
the best people or things in a group
"the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War"
the part of milk containing the butterfat
cream, ointment, emollientverb
toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
make creamy by beating
"Cream the butter"
cream, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lickverb
beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
"We licked the other team on Sunday!"
put on cream, as on one's face or body
"She creams her face every night"
skim, skim off, cream off, creamverb
remove from the surface
"skim cream from the surface of milk"
add cream to one's coffee, for example
The butterfat/milkfat part of milk which rises to the top; this part when separated from the remainder.
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Frosting, custard, creamer or another substance similar to the oily part of milk or to whipped cream.
The best part of something.
The cream of the crop.
A viscous aqueous oil/fat emulsion with a medicament added, used to apply that medicament to the skin. (compare with ointment)
You look really sunburnt; you should apply some cream.
The chrism or consecrated oil used in anointing ceremonies.
To puree, to blend with a liquifying process.
Cream the vegetables with the olive oil, flour, salt and water mixture.
To turn into a yellowish white colour; to give something the color of cream.
To obliterate, to defeat decisively.
We creamed the opposing team!
To ejaculate .
Cream-coloured; having a yellowish white colour.
Etymology: creime, creme, from creme, cresme (compare crème), blend of chrisma 'ointment' (from χρῖσμα 'unguent'), and cramum 'skim', from *crama (compare cramen 'scab, skin', crammen), from (s)krama- (compare screm 'surface, skin', Dutch schram 'abrasion', kramas 'scurf'). Replaced ream.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: cremor, Latin.
It is not your inky brows, your black silk hair,
Your bugle eye-balls, nor your cheek of cream,
That can entame my spirits to your worship. William Shakespeare.
I am as vigilant as a cat to steal cream. William Shakespeare, Henry IV.
Cream is matured and made to rise more speedily, by putting in cold water; which, as it seemeth, getteth down the whey. Francis Bacon, Natural History, №. 314.
How the drudging goblin swet,
To earn his cream- bowl duly set;
When in one night, ere glimpse of morn,
His shadowy flail hath thresh’d the corn. John Milton.
Let your various creams incircled be
With swelling fruit, just ravish’d from the tree. King.
Milk, standing some time, naturally separates into an oily liquor called cream, and a thinner, blue, and more ponderous liquor called skimmed milk. John Arbuthnot, on Aliments.
Etymology: from the noun.
To gather cream.
Etymology: from the noun.
There are a sort of men, whose visages
Do cream and mantle like a standing pond;
And do a wilful stiffness entertain,
With purpose to be drest in an opinion
Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit. William Shakespeare, Merch. of Ven.
Cream is a dairy product composed of the higher-fat layer skimmed from the top of milk before homogenization. In un-homogenized milk, the fat, which is less dense, eventually rises to the top. In the industrial production of cream, this process is accelerated by using centrifuges called "separators". In many countries, it is sold in several grades depending on the total butterfat content. It can be dried to a powder for shipment to distant markets, and contains high levels of saturated fat.Cream skimmed from milk may be called "sweet cream" to distinguish it from cream skimmed from whey, a by-product of cheese-making. Whey cream has a lower fat content and tastes more salty, tangy and "cheesy". In many countries partially fermented cream is also sold: sour cream, crème fraîche, and so on. Both forms have many culinary uses in both sweet and savoury dishes. Cream produced by cattle (particularly Jersey cattle) grazing on natural pasture often contains some carotenoid pigments derived from the plants they eat; traces of these intensely colored pigments give milk a slightly yellow tone, hence the name of the yellowish-white color: cream. Carotenoids are also the origin of butter's yellow color. Cream from goat's milk, water buffalo milk, or from cows fed indoors on grain or grain-based pellets, is white.
the rich, oily, and yellowish part of milk, which, when the milk stands unagitated, rises, and collects on the surface. It is the part of milk from which butter is obtained
the part of any liquor that rises, and collects on the surface
a delicacy of several kinds prepared for the table from cream, etc., or so as to resemble cream
a cosmetic; a creamlike medicinal preparation
the best or choicest part of a thing; the quintessence; as, the cream of a jest or story; the cream of a collection of books or pictures
to skim, or take off by skimming, as cream
to take off the best or choicest part of
to furnish with, or as with, cream
to form or become covered with cream; to become thick like cream; to assume the appearance of cream; hence, to grow stiff or formal; to mantle
Etymology: [F. crme, perh. fr. LL. crema cream of milk; cf. L. cremor thick juice or broth, perh. akin to cremare to burn.]
Cream is a dairy product that is composed of the higher-butterfat layer skimmed from the top of milk before homogenization. In un-homogenized milk, the fat, which is less dense, will eventually rise to the top. In the industrial production of cream this process is accelerated by using centrifuges called "separators". In many countries, cream is sold in several grades depending on the total butterfat content. Cream can be dried to a powder for shipment to distant markets. Cream skimmed from milk may be called "sweet cream" to distinguish it from whey cream skimmed from whey, a by-product of cheese-making. Whey cream has a lower fat content and tastes more salty, tangy and "cheesy". They are also used in variety of food product. Cream produced by cattle grazing on natural pasture often contains some natural carotenoid pigments derived from the plants they eat; this gives the cream a slight yellow tone, hence the name of the yellowish-white color, cream. Cream from goat's milk, or from cows fed indoors on grain or grain-based pellets, is white.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
krēm, n. the oily substance which forms on milk, yielding butter when churned: the best part of anything: any cream-like preparation, as cold cream for the skin, &c., or any dish largely made of cream, or like cream, as chocolate-cream, ice-cream, whipped-cream, &c.—v.t. to take off the cream.—v.i. to gather or form cream.—ns. Cream′-cake, a kind of cake filled with custard made of cream, &c.; Cream′-cheese, cheese made of cream.—adj. Cream′-col′oured, of the colour of cream, light yellow.—n. Cream′ery, an establishment where butter and cheese are made from the milk supplied by a number of producers: a shop for milk, butter, &c.—adj. Cream′-faced, pale-faced.—ns. Cream′-fruit, the fruit of a creeping West African plant of the dogbane family, yielding a cream-like juice; Cream′iness.—adj. Cream′-laid, of a cream-colour and laid, or bearing linear water-lines as if laid.—ns. Cream′-nut, the Brazil nut; Cream′-slice, a wooden blade for skimming cream from milk.—adjs. Cream′-wove, woven of a cream-colour; Cream′y, full of or like cream: gathering like cream.—Cream of tartar, a white crystalline compound made by purifying argol, bitartrate of potash. [O. Fr. cresme, creme—L. chrisma.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'cream' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3462
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Rank popularity for the word 'cream' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1625
Rank popularity for the word 'cream' in Nouns Frequency: #1303
The numerical value of cream in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of cream in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
I dont even live around here, but if I were to ever get a pint of ice cream it would be from this store.
I've been wanting an ice cream truck forever.
It's a lot easier to take plain ice cream mix and' dress it up' to become eggnog. For all intents and purposes, that's what eggnog has been.
They want some ice cream, baby!
She had money and could not buy ice cream, had a car and could not stop to buy gasoline, aretha came out of the bowels of our struggle.
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- قِشْدة, قِشْطة, كريمArabic
- каймак, крем, сметана, сперма, мазило, мехлем, кремавBulgarian
- nataCatalan, Valencian
- krémový, krémová, smetana, smetánka, krémCzech
- hufen, eli, lliw hufenWelsh
- creme, cremefarve, fløde, cremefarvet, purere, røreDanish
- überziehen, Kreme, Sahne, Obers, Creme, schlagen, Rahm, cremenGerman
- κρεμ, κρέμα γάλακτος, κρέμαGreek
- krema, kremo, kremkoloraEsperanto
- [[de]] [[color]] [[crema]], crema, [[hacer]] [[papilla]], nata, la flor y la crema, [[mezclar]] [[con]] [[crema]], [[hacer]] [[polvo]]Spanish
- کرم, خامه, سرشیرPersian
- kermankeltainen, kerma, soseuttaa, voide, kalvetaFinnish
- krem, rómiFaroese
- fleur, crème, crème de la crème, onguentFrench
- uachdar, cèScottish Gaelic
- שמנת, קרם, קצפתHebrew
- tejszín, krémHungarian
- սեր, սերուցք, կրեմArmenian
- rjómi, bursta, krem, rústa, kremaðurIcelandic
- crema, sbobba, pannaItalian
- クリーム色, クリームJapanese
- არაჟანი, კრემი, ნაღებიGeorgian
- RahmLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- crème, room, crèmekleurig, crème de la crème, zalfDutch
- krem, fløte, kremfarge, fløte fargetNorwegian
- śmietanka, krem, kremowy, śmietanaPolish
- creme, nataPortuguese
- smântână, crem, cremăRomanian
- сметана, кремовый, сливки, крем, кремовый цвет, мазь, молофьяRussian
- lákcaNorthern Sami
- skorup, kajmak, smetana, vrhnjeSerbo-Croatian
- smotana, krémSlovak
- smetana, kremaSlovene
- ajkë, kajmakAlbanian
- gräddfärg, grädda, kräm, krämfärga, gräddvit, gulvit, grädde, gräddfärgad, krämfärg, gräddfärga, hudkräm, gulvitfärga, krämfärgadSwedish
- kilimiTonga (Tonga Islands)
- kaymak, krem, krem rengi, dölTurkish
- сметана, вершки, кремовий, крем, кремовий кольор, мазь, масть, сметанковий, кремового кольору, сметанкового кольору, мастило, помадаUkrainian
- miligapin, krem, kremikVolapük
- crinme, blanc crinmeWalloon
- � 油Chinese
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