cream

cream
I 1. [kriːm]
nome
1) (dairy product) crema f., panna f.
2) fig.

the cream of — la crema di [students, graduates etc.]

the cream of society — la crema o il fior fiore della società

3) cosmet. crema f.

sun cream — crema solare

4) (soup)

cream of — crema di [mushroom, asparagus]

5) (chocolate) cioccolatino m. ripieno; (biscuit) biscotto m. farcito
6) (colour) (color) crema m.
2.
modificatore gastr. [cake, bun] alla crema, alla panna
3.
aggettivo (colour) (color) crema
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to look like the cat that's got the cream — essere molto soddisfatto

II [kriːm]
verbo transitivo
1) gastr. amalgamare, mescolare [ingredients]
2) (skim) scremare [milk]
* * *
[kri:m] 1. noun
1) (the yellowish-white oily substance that forms on the top of milk, and from which butter and cheese are made.) crema, panna
2) (any of many substances made of, or similar to, cream: ice-cream; face-cream.) crema
3) (the best part; the top people: the cream of the medical profession.) crema
4) ((also adjective) (of) a yellowish-white colour: cream paint.) (color) crema
2. verb
1) (to make into a cream-like mixture: Cream the eggs, butter and sugar together.) fare la spuma
2) (to take the cream off: She creamed the milk.) scremare
3) ((with off) to select (the best): The best pupils will be creamed off for special training.) selezionare
- creaminess
- cream of tartar
* * *
I 1. [kriːm]
nome
1) (dairy product) crema f., panna f.
2) fig.

the cream of — la crema di [students, graduates etc.]

the cream of society — la crema o il fior fiore della società

3) cosmet. crema f.

sun cream — crema solare

4) (soup)

cream of — crema di [mushroom, asparagus]

5) (chocolate) cioccolatino m. ripieno; (biscuit) biscotto m. farcito
6) (colour) (color) crema m.
2.
modificatore gastr. [cake, bun] alla crema, alla panna
3.
aggettivo (colour) (color) crema
••

to look like the cat that's got the cream — essere molto soddisfatto

II [kriːm]
verbo transitivo
1) gastr. amalgamare, mescolare [ingredients]
2) (skim) scremare [milk]

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  • cream — [krēm] n. [ME creme < OFr craime, cresme, prob. a blend of LL(Ec) chrisma (see CHRISM) & VL crama < Celt base (as in Bret crammen, skin, surface), ult. < IE base * (s)ker , to cut > L corium, hide] 1. the oily, yellowish part of milk …   English World dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cream — 〈[ kri:m] f.; ; unz.〉 Creme, Sahne, Rahm [engl.] * * * Cream [kri:m ], die; , s [engl. cream < afrz. cresme, ↑ Creme]: engl. Bez. für: Creme. * * * Cream   [krɪːm, englisch], britisches Rocktrio, gegründet 1966 von dem Gitarristen E. Clapton,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • cream — cream·able; cream; cream·ery; cream·i·ly; cream·i·ness; cream·less; cream·er; …   English syllables

  • cream´i|ly — cream|y «KREE mee», adjective, cream|i|er, cream|i|est. 1. like cream; smooth and soft. 2. having much cream in it: »pie with a rich, creamy filling …   Useful english dictionary

  • cream|y — «KREE mee», adjective, cream|i|er, cream|i|est. 1. like cream; smooth and soft. 2. having much cream in it: »pie with a rich, creamy filling …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cream — 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. [1913 Webster] There are a sort of men whose visages Do cream and mantle like a standing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cream — Cream, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Creamed} (kr?md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Creaming}.] 1. To skim, or take off by skimming, as cream. [1913 Webster] 2. To take off the best or choicest part of. [1913 Webster] 3. To furnish with, or as with, cream. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cream — ► NOUN 1) the thick white or pale yellow fatty liquid which rises to the top when milk is left to stand. 2) a dessert or other food containing cream or having a creamy consistency. 3) a thick liquid or semi solid cosmetic or medical preparation.… …   English terms dictionary

  • cream|er — «KREE muhr», noun. 1. a small pitcher for holding cream; cream pitcher. 2. a machine for separating cream from milk; separator. 3. a refrigerator in which milk is placed while the cream is rising. 4. a powdery creaming agent similar to dried milk …   Useful english dictionary

  • cream|er|y — «KREE muhr ee», noun, plural er|ies. 1. a place where butter and cheese are made. 2. a place where cream, milk, and butter are bought or sold. 3. a place where milk is set for the cream to rise …   Useful english dictionary

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