from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small jug or pitcher for cream.
- n. A machine or device for separating cream from milk.
- n. A refrigerator in which milk is placed to form cream.
- n. A substitute for cream: a nondairy coffee creamer.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A jug for holding cream.
- n. A separator for removing cream from milk to leave skimmed milk.
- n. A nondairy product that adds a creamy texture to coffee.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a small pitcher for serving cream.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An apparatus for the artificial separation of cream from milk. It is usually made on the centrifugal principle.
- n. A small vessel for holding cream at table; a cream-jug.
- n. A refrigerator or cooling-cabinet in which fresh milk, placed in deep cylindrical cans, is kept cool by means of ice or cold water while the cream rises naturally.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small pitcher for serving cream
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Coffee with gingerbread creamer is helping, but not curing.
So we had to create a creamer, which is essentially the micro version of what you would find at a large milk production facility.
Either way, I've resorted to powdered non-dairy creamer, which is pretty good in a pinch.
Inside it, however, instead of the creamer is a miniature coffee filter and just enough coffee to brew a perfect, single cup of coffee.
On the domestic leg I just got a cup of hot water and a tea bag and some 'creamer' (whatever the hell that stuff is).
It’s basically half milk, half non-dairy creamer, which is all high-fructose corn syrup and chemicals.
The Italian Creme Soda is very easy, very good, and 0 points (unless you have more than one, then you'll have to start considering points for whatever "creamer" you use ....)
The site also makes a vague claim linking non-dairy creamer to paint.
And the company rightly notes that while each 1-tablespoon serving of the stuff may contain only half a gram or less of artery-clogging trans fat, people likely use more creamer than that, perhaps enough to add up to a dangerous daily dose.
The Web site engages in some silliness at the expense of non-dairy creamers' ingredients, pointing out that sodium caseinate, for instance, is used in making glue, that non-dairy creamer can be flammable, and that some contain cellulose gel and gum, ingredients used in making shampoo and shaving cream.