milk

milk(
mihlk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (liquid)
a. la leche
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(from a mammal)
Milk helps make growing children's bones stronger.La leche ayuda a fortalecer los huesos de los niños en etapa de crecimiento.
b. la leche
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(from a plant or seed)
The best curries are made with coconut milk.Los mejores currys se hacen con leche de coco.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to extract milk from)
a. ordeñar
My job was to milk the cows in the morning.Mi trabajo era ordeñar las vacas en la mañana.
3. (to extract venom from)
a. extraer el veneno de
The snakes are milked and the venom is then purified.Se les extrae el veneno de las víboras y luego se purifica.
4. (exploit)
a. exprimir
Those traitors are milking the company from the inside.Esos traidores están exprimiendo la empresa desde dentro.
b. chupar
His children milked him for all he was worth.Sus hijos le chuparon hasta el último centavo.
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milk
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la leche
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
the milk of human kindnessel don de la amabilidad
milk of magnesiamagnesia f
milk bottlebotella de leche
milk chocolatechocolate con leche
milk churnlechera f
milk floatfurgoneta eléctrica para el reparto de leche
milk jugjarra de leche
milk powderpolvo de leche
milk roundruta de reparto de leche
milk shakebatido licuado m
milk toothdiente de leche
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (cow)
a. ordeñar
3. (fam fig)
a.
to milk somebody dryexprimir a alguien hasta la última gota
4. (fig)
a.
they milked the story for all it was worthle sacaron todo el jugo posible a la noticia
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milk [mɪlk]
noun
leche (f)
skim(med) milk leche (f) desnatada; powdered milk leche (f) en polvo; milk of magnesia (Med) leche de magnesia; the milk of human kindness la compasión personificada
it's no good crying over spilt milk a lo hecho pecho
transitive verb
1 [+cow] ordeñar
2 exprimir; [+applause] arrancar del público; sacar todo el partido a
they're milking the company for all they can get chupan todo lo que pueden de la compañía
Meaf Loaf bounds on, his chance at last, milking the applause
intransitive verb
dar leche
modifier
milk bar (n) cafetería (f)
milk chocolate (n) chocolate (m) con leche
milk churn (n) lechera (f)
milk cow (n) vaca (f) lechera
milk diet (n) dieta (f) láctea
milk duct (n) (Anat) conducto (m) galactóforo
milk float (n) carro (m) de la leche
milk jug (n) jarrita (f) para la leche
milk pan (n) cazo (m) or cacerola (f) para la leche
milk products (n) productos (m) lácteos
milk pudding (n) arroz (m) con leche
milk round (n) recorrido (m) del lechero; (Britain) (Univ) recorrido anual de las principales empresas por las universidades para entrevistar a estudiantes del último curso con vistas a una posible contratación
milk run (n) (Aer) vuelo (m) rutinario
milk saucepan (n) cazo (m) or cacerola (f) para la leche
milk shake (n) batido (m); malteada (f); (LAm)
milk tooth (n) diente (m) de leche
milk truck (n) (US)
milk float See culture box in entry milk.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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