cream separator
Gustf de Laval

Inventors, Inventions . 2014.

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  • Cream separator — A cream separator is device invented by Martin Wiberg to separate cream from milk ( see also Gustaf de Laval). Before milk cream separators, cream was separated from milk by letting milk sit until the cream floated to the top and could then be… …   Wikipedia

  • cream separator — ▪ food technology       machine for separating and removing cream from whole milk; (milk) its operation is based on the fact that skim milk (milk with no butterfat) is heavier than cream. The separator consists of a centrifuge in the form of a… …   Universalium

  • cream separator — /ˈkrim sɛpəreɪtə/ (say kreem sepuhraytuh) noun a separator (def. 2) which separates cream from milk …   Australian English dictionary

  • Separator — can refer to: * Cream separator * A component of a lithium polymer cell * Community separator, a term of urban planning * Separator, used to separate the integer part from the fractional part of a number. For example, the decimal separator and… …   Wikipedia

  • Separator (milk) — For the fable by Tommy Douglas (founder of Canada s New Democratic Party), see Tommy Douglas#Fables. Manual separator in a Swedish museum. A separator is a centrifugal device that separates milk into cream and skimmed milk. Separation was… …   Wikipedia

  • cream — /kreem/, n. 1. the fatty part of milk, which rises to the surface when the liquid is allowed to stand unless homogenized. 2. a soft solid or thick liquid containing medicaments or other specific ingredients, applied externally for a prophylactic …   Universalium

  • separator man — noun : an operator of a separating apparatus (as a cream separator, a threshing machine) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cream skimming — is a pejorative term used to refer to the perceived business practice of a company providing a product or a service to only the high value or low cost customers of that product or service. Whether or not the perceived negative effects of cream… …   Wikipedia

  • cream|er — «KREE muhr», noun. 1. a small pitcher for holding cream; cream pitcher. 2. a machine for separating cream from milk; separator. 3. a refrigerator in which milk is placed while the cream is rising. 4. a powdery creaming agent similar to dried milk …   Useful english dictionary

  • separator — [sep′ə rāt΄ər] n. 1. a person or thing that separates 2. any of several devices for separating one substance from another, as cream from milk …   English World dictionary

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