Definition of Milk powder

1. Noun. Dehydrated milk.

Exact synonyms: Dried Milk, Dry Milk, Powdered Milk
Generic synonyms: Milk
Specialized synonyms: Nonfat Dry Milk

Definition of Milk powder

1. Noun. Pulverized milk solids, produced by evaporating all liquid from milk. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Milk Powder

milk float
milk floats
milk gland
milk intolerance
milk leg
milk let-down reflex
milk line
milk of bismuth
milk of calcium
milk of lime
milk of magnesia
milk of sulfur
milk pan
milk powder (current term)
milk pox
milk proteins
milk pudding
milk puddings
milk punch
milk replacer
milk ridge
milk round
milk run
milk saucepan
milk scall
milk shake
milk sibling
milk siblings

Literary usage of Milk powder

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

1. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"W. Cavanaugh Milk-powder is the dry solids of milk in the form of a powder. ... A milk-powder should fulfil these conditions : (1) It should contain not to ..."

2. Practical dietetics, with reference to diet in disease by Alida Frances Pattee (1914)
"... milk powder Formula No. 1 — For Infants of First Few Weeks Milk, 6y2 ozs. ... milk powder into a clean saucepan, add the pure cold water, mix perfectly; ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1922)
"Ten guinea pigs were fed oats and milk powder (prepared from the herd milk). The milk powder was diluted back to the same composition as the original raw ..."

4. Practical Dietetics: With Reference to Diet in Disease by Alida Frances Pattee (1905)
"... milk powder, Four tablespoonfuls of sweet, fresh cream. One-half pint of fresh cold milk, First dissolve the Powder in the water by rubbing and stirring ..."

5. Bulletin by National Canners Association (1917)
"Moreover, this milk powder was effective in curing infantile scurvy. In Experiment 422 is evidence that milk may be powdered by the spray process and be ..."

6. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"when milk powder of good quality is mixed with water it makes a product that ... Dried milk powder may be made from skim milk, from partly dammed milk, ..."

7. The Lancet (1898)
"... milk powder, offers a product containing to the full extent all of the proximate principles present in human milk and wholly free from extraneous ..."

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