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milk in Babies topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmilkmilk1 /mɪlk/ ●●● S2 W3 noun  1 DFD[uncountable] a white liquid produced by cows or goats that is drunk by people a bottle of milk Would you like some milk in your tea? a pint of semi-skimmed milk2 MBDHB[uncountable] a white liquid produced by female animals and women for feeding their babies mothers who believe that breast milk is best for their babies The tiny fox cubs drink nothing but their mother’s milk.3 HBP[uncountable] a liquid or juice produced by particular plants, especially the coconut4 [countable, uncountable] a thin white liquid used to clean or protect skin syn lotion a mild facial cleansing milk5 the milk of human kindness evaporated milk, → cry over spilt milk at cry1(3), → land of milk and honey at land1(8)COLLOCATIONSverbsdrink milkDrinking milk keeps your bones strong.have/take milk (=drink milk in your tea or coffee)Do you take milk in your coffee?pour milkShe poured some milk into a saucepan.ADJECTIVES/NOUN + milk sour (=not fresh)Milk turns sour very quickly in hot weather.freshShe made me drink a glass of fresh milk.coldI can only drink milk if it’s really cold.hot/warmCan I have a cup of warm milk please?pasteurized (=milk that has been heated to kill harmful bacteria)a type of cheese made from pasteurized milkhomogenized (=milk that has had the cream mixed into the milk)Most milk sold in stores is homogenized milk.whole milk (also full-fat milk British English) (=milk that has not had any fat taken out)The ice cream is made from whole milk.semi-skimmed milk British English (also low-fat milk) (=milk that has had some of the fat taken out)Adults should drink semi-skimmed milk rather than whole milk.skimmed milk British English, skim milk/nonfat milk American English (=milk that has had all the fat taken out)a bowl of cereal with skim milklong-life milk British English (=specially treated milk that you can keep for a long time)I’ve got a carton of long-life milk in the cupboard.powdered milk (also dry milk American English)Powdered milk is useful for camping trips.baby/formula milk (=milk in powder form for babies)Many babies are fed formula milk.milk + NOUNmilk bottlePut the empty milk bottles into the crates.milk carton (=a plastic or cardboard container in which milk is sold)containers such as milk cartons and soap powder boxesmilk jugShe put the butter, jam and milk jug on the table.milk powderhot water mixed with milk powderphrasesa glass of milkWould you like a glass of milk?a bottle of milkI accidentally knocked over a bottle of milk.a pint of milkI need to buy a pint of milk.
Examples from the Corpus
milkShe fed it tidbits, morsels of bread soaked in milk.We need more milk.She said she was not a loose woman but that she had blood in her veins, not Sour milk.Many microwaves heat unevenly leading to hot spots in the milk.He said if you want milk and honey on your bread, you have to go into the land of giants.