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English definition of “cream”

cream

noun [U]  /krim/ us  

cream noun [U] (LIQUID)

the thick, yellow-white liquid that forms on the top of milk: Do you take cream in your coffee? Cream is also a pale yellow-white color. Cream also refers to any of various foods that contain cream or that are smooth like cream: cream of chicken soup chocolate cream pie

cream noun [U] (THICK SUBSTANCE)

a thick, smooth substance that you put on your skin to keep it soft or to treat it medically: a facial cream
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