from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The natural fat of milk from which butter is made, consisting largely of the glycerides of oleic, stearic, and palmitic acids.
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- n. the fatty components of butter
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the fatty substance of milk from which butter is made.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The fat which enters the composition of butter: essentially a mixture of 68 per cent. of palmitin and 30 per cent of olein.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the fatty substance of milk from which butter is made
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Softened butter blends easily with sugar, creating a light and fluffy mixture where the sugar is suspended in butterfat.
It was gorgeous, and traveled beautifully, probably as a result of the nearly unfathomable extent of the butterfat which is its primary reason for being.
Enforcing morality through taxation is not a new idea, and it's expected to grow as New York's cash-hungry government imposes levies on other harmful substances such as butterfat, sugar, and the New York Times.
Per the gelato discussion in the comments, the distinquishing factor is less butterfat for gelato.
Milk chocolate, on the other hand, contains added butterfat which can raise blood cholesterol levels.
I can pick the high-percentage butterfat cow with my eye and let the Babcock tester prove the wisdom of my eye.
The sugar and butterfat that turn chocolate from a bitter, dry, crunchy food into one that coats the tongue and mouth have a major impact on the way we feel.
And the acid, butterfat and salty cheese work together, too.
It's high in butterfat and low in air and, most important, it is delicious.
"A few cheeses we have done are just accidents," he said, citing the breakdown of a plant agitator that didn't properly blend the butterfat in a vat of cow milk cheese.
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