\mˈɪlk], \mˈɪlk], \m_ˈɪ_l_k]\
Definitions of MILK
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A fluid secreted by the mammary glands of the females of the mammalia. The skimmed milk of the cow, contains water, caseous matter, traces of butter, sugar of milk, chloride of sodium, phosphate, and acetate of potasa, lactic acid, lactate of iron, and earthy phosphate. The cream is formed of butter, casein, and whey, in which there is sugar of milk and salts. When examined by the microscope, milk is seen to contain a large number of particles, or irregular size and shape, varying from 1/12700 th to 1/3040 th of an inch in diameter. They consist of oily matter, surrounded by a delicate pellicle, and are the milk globules.
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The white opaque fluid secreted by the mammary glands. In the human female it consists of from 86 to 90 per cent. of water, 3 to 3.9 of casein, 3.7 to 3.9 of lactose, 2.5 to 3.8 of butter, 0.1 to 0.27 of lactoprotein, traces of albumin, and 0.5 per cent. of various salts. According to Sebelien, lactalbumin and lactoglobulin are also present. Its opacity is due to fat globules.
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- Tilings capable of being inherited, be it corporeal or incorporeal,real, personal, mixed, and including not only lands everything thereon, but alsolieir-looms, certain furniture which, by custom, may descend to the heir togetherwith (he land. Co. Litt. 5b; 2 Bl. Comm. 17; Nell is v. Munson, 108 N. Y. 453, 15 E.730; Owens Lewis, 40 Ind. 508, Am. Rep. 205; Whitlock Greacen. 4S J. Eq.350. 21 Atl. 944; Mitchell Warner, 5 Conn. 407; New York Mabie, 13 150, 04Am. Dec. 53S. Estates. Anything capable of being inherited, be it corporeal or incorporeal, real, personal, mixed and including not only lands everything thereon, but also heir looms, certain furniture which, by custom, may descend to the heir, together with land. Co. Litt. 5 b; 1 Tho. 219; 2 Bl. Com. 17. this term such things are denoted, as subject-matter inheritance, inheritance itself; cannot therefore, its own intrinsic force, enlarge an estate, prima facie a life into fee. B. & P. 251; 8 T. R. 503; 219, note Hereditaments are divided into corporeal and incorporeal. confined to lands. (q. v.) Vide Incorporeal hereditaments, Shep. To. 91; Cruise's Dig. tit. 1, s. 1; Wood's Inst.221; 3 Kent, Com. 321; Dane's Ab. Index, h.t.; 1 Chit. Pr. 203-229; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1595, et seq.