cream Idioms & Phrases


Bavarian cream

  • noun a rich custard set with gelatin
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  • a preparation of gelatin, cream, sugar, and eggs, whipped; to be eaten cold.
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boston cream pie

  • noun layer cake filled with custard
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chocolate ice cream

  • noun ice cream flavored with chocolate
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clotted cream

  • noun thick cream made from scalded milk
    clotted cream.
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Clouted cream

  • clotted cream, i. e., cream obtained by warming new milk.
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coconut cream

  • noun white liquid obtained from compressing fresh coconut meat
    coconut milk.
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codlins-and-cream

  • noun plant of Europe and Asia having purplish-red flowers and hairy stems and leaves; introduced into North America
    hairy willowherb; Epilobium hirsutum.
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coffee cream

  • noun cream that has at least 18% butterfat
    light cream; coffee cream.
    • in England they call light cream `single cream'
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Cold cream

  • noun a cream used cosmetically (mostly by women) for softening and cleaning the skin
    cold cream; coldcream; face cream.
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  • an ointment made of white wax, almond oil, rose water, and borax, and used as a salve for the hands and lips.
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cold-cream

  • verb put cold cream on one's face
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Cream cheese

  • noun soft unripened cheese made of sweet milk and cream
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  • a kind of cheese made from curd from which the cream has not been taken off, or to which cream has been added.
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Cream gauge

  • an instrument to test milk, being usually a graduated glass tube in which the milk is placed for the cream to rise.
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cream laid

Cream" laid`

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  1. See under Laid.
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Cream nut

  • the Brazil nut.
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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.
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Cream of tartar

  • noun a salt used especially in baking powder
    potassium bitartrate; tartar; potassium hydrogen tartrate.
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  • (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.
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cream off

  • verb remove from the surface
    skim; skim off; cream.
    • skim cream from the surface of milk
  • verb pick the best
    skim off.
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cream pitcher

  • noun a small pitcher for serving cream
    creamer.
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cream puff

  • noun puff filled with cream or custard
    chou.
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cream sauce

  • noun white sauce made with cream
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cream soda

  • noun sweet carbonated drink flavored with vanilla
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cream violet

  • noun leafy-stemmed violet of eastern North America having large white or creamy flowers faintly marked with purple
    Viola striata; pale violet; striped violet.
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cream-colored

  • adjective satellite having the color of fresh cream
    creamy-white; creamy-colored.
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Cream"-col`ored adjective

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  1. Of the color of cream; light yellow. "Cream-colored horses." Hazlitt.
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cream-colored courser

  • noun courser of desert and semidesert regions of the Old World
    Cursorius cursor.
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cream-faced

Cream"-faced` adjective

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  1. White or pale, as the effect of fear, or as the natural complexion.
    Thou cream-faced loon. Shak.
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cream-fruit

Cream"-fruit` noun

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  1. (Bot.) A plant of Sierra Leone which yields a wholesome, creamy juice.
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cream-of-tartar tree

  • noun Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd
    Adansonia gregorii; sour gourd.
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cream-slice

Cream"-slice` noun

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  1. A wooden knife with a long thin blade, used in handling cream or ice cream.
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cream-white

Cream"-white` adjective

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  1. As white as cream.
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devonshire cream

  • noun thick cream made from scalded milk
    clotted cream.
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double cream

  • noun fresh soft French cheese containing at least 60% fat
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egg cream

  • noun made of milk and flavored syrup with soda water
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face cream

  • noun a cream used cosmetically (mostly by women) for softening and cleaning the skin
    cold cream; coldcream; face cream.
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hand cream

  • noun moisturizing cream for the hands
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heavy cream

  • noun contains more than 36% butterfat
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heavy whipping cream

  • noun cream with a fat content of 48% or more
    double creme.
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Ice cream

  • noun frozen dessert containing cream and sugar and flavoring
    icecream.
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  • for iced cream, cream, milk, or custard, sweetened, flavored, and frozen.
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ice-cream bean

  • noun ornamental evergreen tree with masses of white flowers; tropical and subtropical America
    Inga edulis.
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ice-cream cake

  • noun ice cream molded to look like a cake
    icebox cake.
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ice-cream cone

  • noun ice cream in a crisp conical wafer
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ice-cream float

  • noun a drink with ice cream floating in it
    ice-cream float; float.
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ice-cream soda

  • noun a drink with ice cream floating in it
    ice-cream float; float.
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ice-cream sundae

  • noun ice cream served with a topping
    sundae.
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Iced cream

  • . Same as Ice cream, under Ice.
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light cream

  • noun cream that has at least 18% butterfat
    light cream; coffee cream.
    • in England they call light cream `single cream'
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light whipping cream

  • noun cream that has enough butterfat (30% to 36%) to be whipped
    light whipping cream.
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neapolitan ice cream

  • noun a block of ice cream with 3 or 4 layers of different colors and flavors
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peach ice cream

  • noun ice cream flavored with fresh peaches
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salad cream

  • noun a creamy salad dressing resembling mayonnaise
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shaving cream

  • noun toiletry consisting of a preparation of soap and fatty acids that forms a rich lather for softening the beard before shaving
    shaving soap.
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single cream

  • noun cream that has at least 18% butterfat
    light cream; coffee cream.
    • in England they call light cream `single cream'
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soft ice cream

  • noun dessert resembling ice cream but with a boiled custard base
    frozen custard.
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sour cream

  • noun artificially soured light cream
    sour cream.
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soured cream

  • noun artificially soured light cream
    sour cream.
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strawberry ice cream

  • noun ice cream flavored with fresh strawberries
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To cream butter

  • (Cooking), to rub, stir, or beat, butter till it is of a light creamy consistency.
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triple cream

  • noun fresh soft French cheese containing at least 72% fat
    triple creme.
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vanilla ice cream

  • noun ice cream flavored with vanilla extract
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vanishing cream

  • noun a cream used cosmetically (mostly by women) for softening and cleaning the skin
    cold cream; coldcream; face cream.
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whipped cream

  • noun cream that has been beaten until light and fluffy
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whipping cream

  • noun cream that has enough butterfat (30% to 36%) to be whipped
    light whipping cream.
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