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Cream vs. Whisk

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Creamnoun

The butterfat/milkfat part of milk which rises to the top; this part when separated from the remainder.

‘Take 100 ml of cream and 50 grams of sugar…’;

Whisknoun

A quick, light sweeping motion.

‘With a quick whisk, she swept the cat from the pantry with her broom.’;

Creamnoun

The liquid separated from milk, possibly with certain other milk products added, and with at least eighteen percent of it milkfat.

Whisknoun

A kitchen utensil, made from stiff wire loops fixed to a handle, used for whipping (or a mechanical device with the same function).

‘He used a whisk to whip up a light and airy souffle.’;

Creamnoun

The liquid separated from milk containing at least 18 percent milkfat (48% for double cream).

Whisknoun

A bunch of twigs or hair etc, used as a brush.

‘Peter dipped the whisk in lather and applied it to his face, so he could start shaving.’;

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Creamnoun

A yellowish white colour; the colour of cream.

Whisknoun

A small handheld broom with a small (or no) handle.

‘I used a whisk to sweep the counter, then a push-broom for the floor.’;

Creamnoun

(informal) Frosting, custard, creamer, or another substance similar to the oily part of milk or to whipped cream.

Whisknoun

A plane used by coopers for evening chines.

Creamnoun

(figuratively) The best part of something.

‘the cream of the crop;’; ‘the cream of a collection of books or pictures’;

Whisknoun

A kind of cape, forming part of a woman's dress.

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Creamnoun

(medicine) 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.’;

Whisknoun

(archaic) An impertinent fellow.

Creamnoun

Semen.

Whisknoun

(obsolete) The card game whist.

Creamnoun

(obsolete) The chrism or consecrated oil used in anointing ceremonies.

Whiskverb

(transitive) To move something with quick light sweeping motions.

‘Vernon whisked the sawdust from his workbench.’;

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Creamadjective

Cream-coloured; having a yellowish white colour.

Whiskverb

(transitive) In cooking, to whip e.g. eggs or cream.

‘The chef prepared to whisk the egg whites for the angel's food cake.’;

Creamverb

To puree, to blend with a liquifying process.

‘Cream the vegetables with the olive oil, flour, salt and water mixture.’;

Whiskverb

(transitive) To move something rapidly and with no warning.

‘The governess whisked the children from the room before they could see their presents.’;

Creamverb

To turn a yellowish white colour; to give something the color of cream.

Whiskverb

(intransitive) To move lightly and nimbly.

‘The children whisked down the road to the fair, laughing and chattering as they went.’;

Creamverb

(slang) To obliterate, to defeat decisively.

‘We creamed the opposing team!’;

Whisknoun

A game at cards; whist.

Creamverb

To ejaculate used of either gender.

Whisknoun

The act of whisking; a rapid, sweeping motion, as of something light; a sudden motion or quick puff.

‘This first sad whiskTakes off thy dukedom; thou art but an earl.’;

Creamverb

To ejaculate in (clothing).

Whisknoun

A small bunch of grass, straw, twigs, hair, or the like, used for a brush; hence, a brush or small besom, as of broom corn.

Creamverb

To rub, stir, or beat (butter) into a light creamy consistency.

Whisknoun

A small culinary instrument made of wire, or the like, for whisking or beating eggs, cream, etc.

Creamverb

(transitive) To skim, or take off by skimming, as cream.

Whisknoun

A kind of cape, forming part of a woman's dress.

‘My wife in her new lace whisk.’;

Creamverb

To take off the best or choicest part of.

Whisknoun

An impertinent fellow.

Creamverb

(transitive) To furnish with, or as if with, cream.

Whisknoun

A plane used by coopers for evening chines.

Creamnoun

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.

Whiskverb

To sweep, brush, or agitate, with a light, rapid motion; as, to whisk dust from a table; to whisk the white of eggs into a froth.

Creamnoun

The part of any liquor that rises, and collects on the surface.

Whiskverb

To move with a quick, sweeping motion.

‘He that walks in gray, whisking his riding rod.’; ‘I beg she would not impale worms, nor whisk carp out of one element into another.’;

Creamnoun

A delicacy of several kinds prepared for the table from cream, etc., or so as to resemble cream.

Whiskverb

To move nimbly at with velocity; to make a sudden agile movement.

Creamnoun

A cosmetic; a creamlike medicinal preparation.

‘In vain she tries her paste and creams,To smooth her skin or hide its seams.’;

Whisknoun

a mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping eggs or cream

Creamnoun

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.

‘Welcome, O flower and cream of knights errant.’;

Whisknoun

a small short-handled broom used to brush clothes

Creamverb

To skim, or take off by skimming, as cream.

Whiskverb

move somewhere quickly;

‘The President was whisked away in his limo’;

Creamverb

To take off the best or choicest part of.

Whiskverb

move quickly and nimbly;

‘He whisked into the house’;

Creamverb

To furnish with, or as with, cream.

‘Creaming the fragrant cups.’;

Whiskverb

brush or wipe off lightly

Creamverb

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.

‘There are a sort of men whose visagesDo cream and mantle like a standing pool.’;

Whiskverb

whip with or as if with a wire whisk;

‘whisk the eggs’;

Creamnoun

the best people or things in a group;

‘the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War’;

Whiskverb

take or move (someone or something) somewhere suddenly and quickly

‘his jacket was whisked away for dry-cleaning’; ‘he whisked her off to Paris for a few days’;

Creamnoun

the part of milk containing the butterfat

Whiskverb

beat or stir (a substance, especially cream or eggs) with a light, rapid movement.

Creamnoun

toiletry consisting of any of various substances resembling cream that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin

Whisknoun

a utensil for whipping eggs or cream.

Creamverb

make creamy by beating;

‘Cream the butter’;

Whisknoun

a bunch of grass, twigs, or bristles for removing dust or flies.

Creamverb

put on cream, as on one's face or body;

‘She creams her face every night’;

Whisknoun

a brief, rapid action or movement

‘a whisk round St Basil's cathedral’;

Creamverb

remove from the surface;

‘skim cream from the surface of milk’;

Whisk

A whisk is a cooking utensil which can be used to blend ingredients smooth or to incorporate air into a mixture, in a process known as whisking or whipping. Most whisks consist of a long, narrow handle with a series of wire loops joined at the end.

Creamverb

add cream to one's coffee, for example

Cream

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.

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