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Meaning of CREAM

Pronunciation:  kreem

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  toiletry consisting of any of various substances resembling cream that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
  2. [n]  the part of milk containing the butterfat
  3. [n]  the best people or things in a group; "the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War"
  4. [v]  add cream to one's coffee, for example
  5. [v]  remove from the surface; "skim cream from the surface of milk"
  6. [v]  put on cream, as on one's face or body
  7. [v]  make cream by beating

CREAM is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: cream off, emollient, ointment, pick, skim, skim off
 See Also: apply, beat, clotted cream, coffee cream, cold cream, dairy product, Devonshire cream, elite, face cream, hand cream, heavy cream, lanolin, light cream, modify, nard, put on, remove, scramble, sour cream, soured cream, spikenard, sunblock, sunblocker, sunscreen, take, take away, toilet article, toiletries, toiletry, vanishing cream, whipping cream, withdraw



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cream\ (kr[=e]m), n. [F. cr[^e]me, perh. fr. LL. crema
    cream of milk; cf. L. cremor thick juice or broth, perh. akin
    to cremare to burn.]
    1. 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
    2. The part of any liquor that rises, and collects on the
       surface. [R.]
    3. A delicacy of several kinds prepared for the table from
       cream, etc., or so as to resemble cream.
    4. A cosmetic; a creamlike medicinal preparation.
             In vain she tries her paste and creams, To smooth
             her skin or hide its seams.           --Goldsmith.
    5. 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.
    {Bavarian cream}, a preparation of gelatin, cream, sugar, and
       eggs, whipped; -- to be eaten cold.
    {Cold cream}, an ointment made of white wax, almond oil, rose
       water, and borax, and used as a salve for the hands and
    {Cream cheese}, a kind of cheese made from curd from which
       the cream has not been taken off, or to which cream has
       been added.
    {Cream gauge}, an instrument to test milk, being usually a
       graduated glass tube in which the milk is placed for the
       cream to rise.
    {Cream nut}, the Brazil nut.
    {Cream of lime}.
       (a) A scum of calcium carbonate which forms on a solution
           of milk of lime from the carbon dioxide of the air.
       (b) A thick creamy emulsion of lime in water.
    {Cream of tartar} (Chem.), purified tartar or argol; so
       called because of the crust of crystals which forms on the
       surface of the liquor in the process of purification by
       recrystallization. It is a white crystalline substance,
       with a gritty acid taste, and is used very largely as an
       ingredient of baking powders; -- called also {potassium
       bitartrate}, {acid potassium tartrate}, etc.
  2. \Cream\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Creamed} (kr?md); p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Creaming}.]
    1. To skim, or take off by skimming, as cream.
    2. To take off the best or choicest part of.
    3. To furnish with, or as with, cream.
             Creaming the fragrant cups.           --Mrs.
    {To cream butter} (Cooking), to rub, stir, or beat, butter
       till it is of a light creamy consistency.
  3. \Cream\, 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.
          There are a sort of men whose visages Do cream and
          mantle like a standing pool.             --Shak.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or eating cream in your dream indicates that you appreciate the minor and sweet things in life. It is symbolic of nurturance and richness. Seeing or applying face cream in your dream, represents a beautiful and true soul. It may also signify the character and personality your portray to others in your waking life.
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