Milking-tube

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Milking-tube a perforated tube inserted in a cow's teat to let the milk flow without pressing the udder
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. meolc, milk; Ger. milch, milk.

Usage

In literature:

Take one or two teaspoonfuls of fresh milk in a test tube; heat it, and add a small quantity of extract of rennet.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Pratts Self-Retaining Milking Tube can then be inserted until teat is better.
"Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry" by Pratt Food Co.
To draw off the fetid product it may be needful to use a small milking tube, or spring teat dilator designed by the writer.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
And sure enough, through the tube and out into the pail came a pulsing stream of milk.
"Here and Now Story Book" by Lucy Sprague Mitchell
Tube, sterilise, etc., as for milk.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
Feeding is done through a glass tube, using milk, broths, and thin gruels.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume I (of VI)" by Various
A teat tube or spring dilator may be worn to drain the milk off and prevent distention and reopening of the orifice.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
He seemed impatient of personalities; but accepted, as a pipe of peace, an elastic tube that yielded milk.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
I saw a glass tube standing in the milk and asked what it was.
"How We are Fed" by James Franklin Chamberlain
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In news:

Transfer two 1-mL aliquots of milk to test tubes.
Using lasers to guide milking tubes, a robotic milking machine milks a cow inside a barn at Nor-Bert Farms in Bremen.
With this plan, the company will recycle soft drink bottles, water bottles and milk jugs with no lids along with paper towel and toilet paper tubes.
Turn off the tube and computer at least an hour before bed, take a warm shower, have a glass of warm milk … the list of supposed triedand- true tactics goes on and on.
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In science:

The half-life of the chemically separated barium fraction was measured by deflecting positrons into a counter tube with a permanent magnet. “Parentdaughter separations performed more than 24 hours after the bombardment failed to show any 129Cs activity whereas earlier milkings did show the activity.
Discovery of the Barium Isotopes
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