What does lactic mean?

Definitions for lacticˈlæk tɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lactic(adj)

    of or relating to or obtained from milk (especially sour milk or whey)

    "lactic acid"; "lactic fermentation"


  1. lactic(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, or derived from milk

  2. Origin: From lactis, genitive form of lac.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lactic(adj)

    of or pertaining to milk; procured from sour milk or whey; as, lactic acid; lactic fermentation, etc

  2. Origin: [L. lac, lactis, milk: cf. F. lactique. See Lacteal, and cf. Galactic.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lactic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lactic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Julia Mancuso:

    I personally love doing hot/cold, it’s a great way to recover, if you’re going into the hot tub make sure you periodically get out and into a cold shower. For every 5 minutes in hot I do 1 minute in cold-- and the more time you spend in the cold, the better the effect will be-- it helps flush out the lactic acid.

  2. Lund University researcher Tobias Olofsson:

    Well, we've seen in our research that the honey bees actually add great flora of lactic acid bacteria in honey so the mead, when produced, is actually fermented by these lactic acid bacteria together with wild yeasts and the lactic acid bacteria can really kill off all the dangerous pathogens that are even resistant against antibiotics. So our thinking is that the mead, when you consume the mead, these (antibacterial substances in) lactic acid bacteria in the drink can actually be transferred to your blood and help you when you are infected with dangerous bacteria or promote health, preventing infections.

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