Definition of Cream

1. Noun. The best people or things in a group. "The cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War"

Exact synonyms: Pick
Generic synonyms: Elite, Elite Group
Derivative terms: Pick

2. Verb. Make creamy by beating. "Cream the butter"
Category relationships: Cookery, Cooking, Preparation
Generic synonyms: Beat, Scramble

3. Noun. The part of milk containing the butterfat.

4. Verb. Beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight. "The fighter managed to cream his opponent"; "We licked the other team on Sunday!"
Exact synonyms: Bat, Clobber, Drub, Lick, Thrash
Generic synonyms: Beat, Beat Out, Crush, Shell, Trounce, Vanquish
Related verbs: Flail, Lam, Thrash, Thresh
Derivative terms: Drubbing, Thrashing

5. Noun. Toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin.

6. Verb. Put on cream, as on one's face or body. "She creams her face every night"
Generic synonyms: Apply, Put On

7. Verb. Remove from the surface. "Skim cream from the surface of milk"
Exact synonyms: Cream Off, Skim, Skim Off
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Also: Cream Off, Skim Off
Derivative terms: Skim, Skimmer, Skimming

8. Verb. Add cream to one's coffee, for example.
Generic synonyms: Modify

Definition of Cream

1. n. 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.

2. v. t. To skim, or take off by skimming, as cream.

3. v. i. 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.

Definition of Cream

1. Noun. The butterfat/milkfat part of milk which rises to the top; this part when separated from the remainder. ¹

2. Noun. A yellowish white colour; the colour of cream. ¹

3. Noun. (informal) Frosting, custard, creamer(,) or another substance similar to the oily part of milk or to whipped cream. ¹

4. Noun. (figuratively) The best part of something. ¹

5. Noun. (medicine) A viscous aqueous oil/fat emulsion with a medicament added, used to apply that medicament to the skin. (compare with ointment) ¹

6. Noun. (vulgar slang) Semen. ¹

7. Noun. (obsolete) The chrism or consecrated oil used in anointing ceremonies. ¹

8. Adjective. Cream-coloured; having a yellowish white colour. ¹

9. Verb. To puree, to blend with a liquifying process. ¹

10. Verb. To turn into a yellowish white colour; to give something the color of cream. ¹

11. Verb. (slang) To obliterate, to defeat decisively. ¹

12. Verb. (vulgar slang) To ejaculate (context: used of either gender). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cream

1. to form cream (a part of milk) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Cream

1. 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% more fat. 2. Any whitish viscid fluid resembling cream. 3. A semisolid emulsion of either the oil-in-water or the water-in-oil type, ordinarily intended for topical use. Origin: L. Cremor, thick juice, broth (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cream

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cream-of-tartar tree
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cream of tartar
cream of the crop
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Literary usage of Cream

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"... not the legitimate product of tbe dairy, and not made exclusively of milk or cream, but into which oil, lard, or fat, not produced from milk or cream, ..."

2. Der Infantilismus, die Asthenie und deren Beziehungen zum Nervensystem: A by Paul Mathes, E. H. (Edward Holyoke) Farrington, F. W. (Fritz Wilhelm) Woll (1911)
"The cream delivered at gathered-cream factories is now tested by the Babcock test in many localities, and this has been adopted as a basis of paving for the ..."

3. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1904)
"(standard working cream) gives plus one more dilution than is necessary. ... Twenty quarts of 60 per cent. cream diluted twice by volume of fat free milk ..."

4. Report by New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station Botanical Dept (1908)
"In the compound cross of 10/11//19 I there were thirteen solid cream and sixteen of orange (usually with various green markings). When the above was bred to ..."

5. The Care and Feeding of Children: A Catechism for the Use of Mothers and by Luther Emmett Holt (1920)
"(2) By an apparatus called a separator ; this is known as " centrifugal cream "; most of the cream now sold in cities is of this kind. ..."

6. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1917)
"The main objection urged is this: To require that ice cream, in order to be legally salable, must contain some butter fat, is a regulation so unreasonable ..."

7. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"... not the legitimate product of tbe dairy, and not made exclusively of milk or cream, but into which oil, lard, or fat, not produced from milk or cream, ..."

8. Der Infantilismus, die Asthenie und deren Beziehungen zum Nervensystem: A by Paul Mathes, E. H. (Edward Holyoke) Farrington, F. W. (Fritz Wilhelm) Woll (1911)
"The cream delivered at gathered-cream factories is now tested by the Babcock test in many localities, and this has been adopted as a basis of paving for the ..."

9. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1904)
"(standard working cream) gives plus one more dilution than is necessary. ... Twenty quarts of 60 per cent. cream diluted twice by volume of fat free milk ..."

10. Report by New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station Botanical Dept (1908)
"In the compound cross of 10/11//19 I there were thirteen solid cream and sixteen of orange (usually with various green markings). When the above was bred to ..."

11. The Care and Feeding of Children: A Catechism for the Use of Mothers and by Luther Emmett Holt (1920)
"(2) By an apparatus called a separator ; this is known as " centrifugal cream "; most of the cream now sold in cities is of this kind. ..."

12. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1917)
"The main objection urged is this: To require that ice cream, in order to be legally salable, must contain some butter fat, is a regulation so unreasonable ..."

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