milk milk noun 1. the white liquid produced by cows, [u]goats and some other animals as food for their young and used as a drink by humans • (牛或羊等的)奶:
»a pint / litre of milk
»a bottle / carton of milk
»fresh / dried / powdered milk
»Do you take milk in your tea?
»milk products (= butter, cheese, etc.)
--› see also buttermilk , condensed milk , evaporated milk , malted milk , skimmed milk 2. the white liquid that is produced by women and female mammals for feeding their babies • (人或哺乳动物的)奶,乳汁:
»breast milk
3. the white juice of some plants and trees, especially the coconut • (椰子等植物的)白色汁液,乳液 --› see also soya milk 【IDIOMS】 the milk of human ˈkindness •(literary) kind behaviour, considered to be natural to humans • 人的善良天性;恻隐之心 --› more at cry v., land n. verb [VN] 1. to take milk from a cow, goat , etc. • 挤奶 2. milk A (of B) | milk B (from A) (disapproving) to obtain as much money, advantage, etc. for yourself as you can from a particular situation, especially in a dishonest way • 趁机牟利;捞一把;捞好处:
»Sheˈs milked a small fortune from the company over the years.
»Sheˈs milked the company of a small fortune.
»I know heˈs had a hard time lately, but heˈs certainly milking it for all itˈs worth (= using it as an excuse to do things that people would normally object to).
--› more at dry adj.
* * *
n. 乳, 牛奶
v. 擠(奶)

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