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semi-skimmed Line breaks: semi-skimmed
Pronunciation: /sɛmɪˈskɪmd/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of semi-skimmed in English:


(Of milk) having had some of the cream removed.
Example sentences
  • Cutting the fat off meat and eating lower-fat versions of dairy foods - semi-skimmed milk, yoghurt instead of cream, etc - can help to achieve this.
  • Children under five are able to receive whole or semi-skimmed milk free of charge each day under the Nursery Milk Scheme provided they attend approved day care facilities.
  • ‘We use two-thirds water, one-third semi-skimmed milk and cook for 40 minutes on a slow heat,’ says Stone.
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