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Definitions of cream

  1. make cream by beating
  2. toiletry consisting of any of various substances resembling cream that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
  3. the part of milk containing the butterfat
  4. the best people or things in a group; " the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War"
  5. add cream to one's coffee, for example
  6. remove from the surface; " skim cream from the surface of milk"
  7. thick like cream
  8. put on cream, as on one's face or body; " She creams her face every night"
  9. make creamy by beating; " Cream the butter"
  10. 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.
  11. The part of any liquor that rises, and collects on the surface.
  12. A delicacy of several kinds prepared for the table from cream, etc., or so as to resemble cream.
  13. A cosmetic; a creamlike medicinal preparation.
  14. 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.
  15. To skim, or take off by skimming, as cream.
  16. To take off the best or choicest part of.
  17. To furnish with, or as with, cream.
  18. 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.
  19. The rich, oily part of milk; hence, the choicest part of anything; a soft cosmetic.
  20. To skim or take off by skimming.
  21. To become covered with cream or thick like cream.
  22. 1. The upper fatty layer which forms in milk on standing or which is separated from it by centrifugalization; it contains about the same amount of sugar and protein as milk, but from 12 to 40 per cent. more of fat. 2. Any whitish viscid fluid resembling cream.
  23. The oily substance which forms on milk: the best part of anything.
  24. To take off the cream.
  25. To gather or form cream.
  26. Creamy.
  27. The fatty part of milk; the best part.
  28. To form cream or thick froth.
  29. To skim cream from or supply cream to; be covered with cream.
  30. A gathering of fatty globules on the surface of milk; the choicest or best part of anything.
  31. The oily part of milk which rises and forms a scum on the surface; a preparation of cream; the choicest part of anything; what rises to the surface, and is skimmed off.
  32. To take off cream; to add cream to.
  33. To gather cream; to mantle. Cream of tartar, tartaric acid and potash.
  34. The thick oily scum which rises on the surface of milk when it has stood for a time; the best part of a thing.
  35. To skim; to take off the best part of anything.
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Quotes of cream

  1. Scoops of mint ice cream with chips of chocolate cows. – Jim Bishop
  2. I would hate to be a new artist or writer in town today. But somehow the cream continues to rise. If there's one who's great, he just jumps out of the pack like you can't believe. – Steven Curtis Chapman
  3. When I'm not longer rapping, I want to open up an ice cream parlor and call myself Scoop Dogg. – Snoop Dogg
  4. In my first movie, That Night, with Juliette Lewis, I had a scene with two other girls where we applied a cream to our chests to make our breasts grow. I was 10. – Eliza Dushku
  5. When I was seven or eight I was really into Cream really into Led Zeppelin. – Jon Fishman
  6. This cream will help one's nature strengthen and grow, The diet gives support in my decline. – Du Fu
  7. It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee. It is a whole lot of trouble, and then not worth much after you get it. – Zora Neale Hurston
  8. Do you know how many calories are in butter and cheese and ice cream Would you get your dog up in the morning for a cup of coffee and a donut? – Jack LaLanne
  9. You can show me some stick ice cream and I can tell you if it's good or not just looking at it. – O. Winston Link
  10. I'm in the position to pick the cream of the crop. – Graeme Murphy
  11. So in our pride we ordered for breakfast an omelet, toast and coffee and what has just arrived is a tomato salad with onions, a dish of pickles, a big slice of watermelon and two bottles of cream soda. – John Steinbeck
  12. I did extensive, extensive recordings and made a classical CD -ROM set, which is still on the market. For ten years, it was by itself as the cream of the crop of samples. – Miroslav Vitous
  13. My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate. – Thornton Wilder
  14. You can't always write a chord ugly enough to say what you want to say, so sometimes you have to rely on a giraffe filled with whipped cream – Frank Zappa

Usage examples for cream

  1. Next morning he learned that Tony was to go with Earley to fetch extra cream from Mr. Burgess' farm. – Jan and Her Job by L. Allen Harker
  2. " Oh, yes," said she, in a voice like cream – Set in Silver by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  3. I'll cream him, I will! – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  4. A professor was entitled to cream for his breakfast. – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins
  5. He could not tell whether she knew of his approach, and he would have given all he had, which was not much, to have seen through the stiff grey of her coat, and the soft cream of her body, into that mysterious cave, her heart. – The Patrician by John Galsworthy
  6. In consequence, the professor had no cream – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins
  7. He woke up with a start and laughed: I forgot- and it's the cream too. – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  8. He's got the cream o' the practice about here. – The Man from Jericho by Edwin Carlile Litsey
  9. When you've eaten the cream put it in your pocket. – Into the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  10. Coffee- cream no sugar, if you would. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  11. The ceremony performed he sank again into his chair and did nothing more at all, being waited on by his mother and leaving it to her to see that the visitor was given cream and sugar and cake, until the moment arrived when Ingeborg, made abundantly and elaborately aware that she was interrupting, prepared crest- fallen to go away again. – The Pastor's Wife by Elizabeth von Arnim
  12. I do not need cream and his visits are becoming quite unnecessary. – Moor Fires by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
  13. All the really interesting things in the house seemed to have risen to the top, like cream on milk. – The Heather-Moon by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  14. Serve with cream if desired. – The Myrtle Reed Cook Book by Myrtle Reed
  15. Rooms facing south may be very light gray, cream or even white, but northern rooms should be rich in color, and should suggest warmth and just a little mystery. – The House in Good Taste by Elsie de Wolfe
  16. The interruption was indeed not so great as if the couple had not met, as they almost invariably met, in silence: she took at all events, to begin with, no more account of his presence than to hand him a cup of tea accompanied with nothing but cream and sugar. – The Awkward Age by Henry James
  17. As she paused behind Warwick's chair with a glass of cream and a round of brown bread, he looked up at her with his blandest expression, though a touch of something like regret was in his voice. – Moods by Louisa May Alcott
  18. " We'll light the lanterns, anyway," declared Uncle Steve, " for if the ice cream is gone they'll want to buy the lanterns next!" – Marjorie's Vacation by Carolyn Wells
  19. Here's some cold cream – Virginia of Elk Creek Valley by Mary Ellen Chase
  20. And now, as it's time for ice- cream I'll try your friend's plan, Midget. – Marjorie's Busy Days by Carolyn Wells

Rhymes for cream