lactate definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To secrete or produce milk.
  • noun:
    • A salt or an ester of lactic acid.
    • Any salt or ester of lactic acid
    • A salt of lactic acid.
    • In chem., a salt of lactic acid, or the acid of sour milk. The lactates are soluble in liquid, and several of those tend to be uncrystallizable.
    • a salt or ester of lactic acid
  • verb:
    • To secrete or create milk
    • present suck to
  • others:
    • To exude milk.
    • to offer suck or do the big event of lactation.
    • To convert into milk; cause to look like milk.

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