What does milk mean?

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  1. (uncountable) A white liquid produced by the mammary glands of female mammals to nourish their young. From certain animals, especially cows, it is a common food for humans as a beverage or used to produce various dairy products such as butter, cheese, and yogurt.
  2. (countable, informal) An individual serving of milk.
  3. (uncountable) A white (or whitish) liquid obtained from a vegetable source such as soy beans, coconuts, almonds, rice, oats. Also called non-dairy milk.
  4. The ripe, undischarged spat of an oyster.
  1. (transitive) To express milk from (a mammal, especially a cow).
  2. (transitive) To express any liquid (from any creature).
  3. (transitive, figuratively) To make excessive use of (a particular point in speech or writing, etc.); to exploit; to take advantage of (something).
  4. (of an electrical storage battery) To give off small gas bubbles during the final part of the charging operation.
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