Adjective "Curd" definition and examples

(Curd may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/kəːd/

Definitions and examples

noun

A soft, white substance formed when milk coagulates, used as the basis for cheese.
  1. 'Foods that should be consumed in limited quantity are dals, dried seeds, milk, curd, cheese, fish, eggs and chicken.'
  2. 'Siva is always worshipped with Panchamruta - a mix of milk, butter, curd, honey and sugar.'
  3. 'It recently introduced modification of the valve for use on the outlet of a cheese vat, so cheese curd can pass through the valve.'
  4. 'Products labelled as containing lactose, cream, butter, cheese and cheese flavour, curd, milk, milk solids, milk powder and whey, as well as margarine containing milk solids, should be avoided.'
  5. 'A small bowlful of curd can turn a whole pitcher of milk into curd.'
  6. 'It is made by fermenting residue left behind after the separation of milk and curd (the whey).'
  7. 'The report made the case for reducing the number of plants processing milk into butter, milk powder and curd from 11 to four.'
  8. 'In India, this offering traditionally contained three sweet substances: molasses, honey and sugar and three white substances: curd, butter and milk.'
  9. 'It had been raining steadily for a few hours, and the driver was perched in a pool of liquid, still white as curd.'
  10. 'If your baby develops white spots that look like milk curd on the insides of the cheeks or on the tongue, this may be thrush.'
The edible head of a cauliflower.

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    noun

    1. Often, curds. a substance consisting mainly of casein and the like, obtained from milk by coagulation, and used as food or made into cheese.

    2. any substance resembling this.

    3. Also called curd cheese. Chiefly Northeastern and Southern U.S. cottage cheese.

    4. the edible flower heads of cauliflower, broccoli, and similar plants.

    verb (used with or without object)

    5. to turn into curd; coagulate; congeal.

    Origin

    (curd)Late Middle English: of unknown origin.