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whey, milk wheynoun
the serum or watery part of milk that is separated from the curd in making cheese
watery part of milk produced when raw milk sours and coagulates
"Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet eating some curds and whey"
The liquid remaining after milk has been curdled and strained in the process of making cheese.
Etymology: wheye, whei, from hwæg, hweg, from hwajan (cf. West Frisian waai, Dutch wei), perhaps from kʷei 'to pile up, build' (cf. Old Church Slavonic чинъ, Ancient Greek ποιέω, Sanskrit 'body').
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: hwœg , Saxon; wey, Dutch.
I’ll make you feed on curds and whey. William Shakespeare.
Milk is nothing but blood turned white, by being diluted with a greater quantity of serum or whey in the glandules of the breast. Gideon Harvey, on Consumptions.
Those linnen cheeks of thine
Are counsellors to fear. What, soldiers whey face! William Shakespeare.
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Whey is the liquid remaining after milk has been curdled and strained during the process of making cheese. It is a byproduct of the cheese-making process and is rich in protein and other nutrients. It is often used in making whey protein supplements for athletes, as well as in baking and cooking.
the serum, or watery part, of milk, separated from the more thick or coagulable part, esp. in the process of making cheese
Etymology: [AS. hwg; cf. D. wei, hui, Fries. weye, LG. wey, waje. ]
Whey or milk serum is the liquid remaining after milk has been curdled and strained. It is a by-product of the manufacture of cheese or casein and has several commercial uses. Sweet whey is manufactured during the making of rennet types of hard cheese like cheddar or Swiss cheese. Acid whey is a byproduct produced during the making of acid types of dairy products such as cottage cheese or strained yogurt.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hwā, n. the watery part of milk, separated from the curd, esp. in making cheese.—adjs. Whey′ey, Whey′ish, of whey: like whey.—n. Whey′-face, a pale or white face, caused by fright.—adj. Whey′-faced.—ns. Whey′ishness; Whey′-tub. [A.S, hwǽg; Low Ger. wey.]
The numerical value of whey in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of whey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
I typically recommend whey-based protein powders to my clients, especially athletes, because research shows they are most effective for replenishing tired muscles.
Most protein powders — whether milk, whey, or plant based — are considered complete proteins.
Although this study didn't address whey protein supplements, those have been linked to severe acne in some cases, and I would recommend stopping those, i always emphasize, though, that any dietary change would be used in addition to medical therapy and not in place of medical therapy.
We’re hoping that we can help create a demand for it, then, other yogurt makers will be motivated to start selling their whey.
If the whey is processed carefully and at low temperatures, it will contain naturally occurring immunoglobulins and lactoferrin, lactoferrin is actually a component of the immune system, supporting our overall immune health and helping us to fight off infections.
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- مصل اللبن, شرشArabic
- ορός γάλακτος, ξινόγαλοGreek
- suero, suero de soyaSpanish
- petit lait, petit-laitFrench
- siero, latteItalian
- pasce sero pingui, serumLatin
- WässegLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- сулуOssetian, Ossetic
- сурутка, surutkaSerbo-Croatian
- vassle, vasslaSwedish
- kesilmiş sütün suyuTurkish
- váng sữaVietnamese
- סיראָוועטקע, סראָוועטקעYiddish
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