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Creme vs. Cream

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Cremenoun

(cooking) A very sugary, fluffy white cream derivative.

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…’;

Cremenoun

Cream.

Creamnoun

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

Cremenoun

Cream; - a term used esp. in cookery, names of liqueurs, etc.

Creamnoun

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

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Creamnoun

A yellowish white colour; the colour of cream.

Creamnoun

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

Creamnoun

(figuratively) The best part of something.

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

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.’;

Creamnoun

Semen.

Creamnoun

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

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Creamadjective

Cream-coloured; having a yellowish white colour.

Creamverb

To puree, to blend with a liquifying process.

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

Creamverb

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

Creamverb

(slang) To obliterate, to defeat decisively.

‘We creamed the opposing team!’;

Creamverb

To ejaculate used of either gender.

Creamverb

To ejaculate in (clothing).

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Creamverb

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

Creamverb

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

Creamverb

To take off the best or choicest part of.

Creamverb

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

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.

Creamnoun

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

Creamnoun

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

Creamnoun

A cosmetic; a creamlike medicinal preparation.

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

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.’;

Creamverb

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

Creamverb

To take off the best or choicest part of.

Creamverb

To furnish with, or as with, cream.

‘Creaming the fragrant cups.’;

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.’;

Creamnoun

the best people or things in a group;

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

Creamnoun

the part of milk containing the butterfat

Creamnoun

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

Creamverb

make creamy by beating;

‘Cream the butter’;

Creamverb

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

‘She creams her face every night’;

Creamverb

remove from the surface;

‘skim cream from the surface of milk’;

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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