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lactic

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Definition relating to or obtained from milk
  • yogurt's lactic content
  • Lactic acid is also known as milk acid.
  • lactic fermentation
  • Their shoulders must be rubbed every hour and they must be allowed to shake the lactic acid buildup out of their joints each hour.
    Gary Paulsen  --  Woodsong
  • My entire body aches, especially my legs, which burn with lactic acid even when I am not moving.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • By the third day the lactic acid and muscle shock had finally worn off, and I could use my arms again.
    Tim Tebow  --  Through My Eyes
  • Lactic production rate: eighty-two.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • Sir Launcelot got up steam, he and I loaded up the kettle with unslaked lime and carbolic acid, with a touch of lactic acid added thereto, then filled the thing up with water and inserted the steam-spout under the canopy.
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
  • They were aquatic mammals - a link with the prehistoric past - web-footed egglayers; teat-less milk producers - the lactic fluid being exuded through the female's skin pores; poison-fanged amphibians, with fangs in the hollow of the male's hind feet.
    James Vance Marshall  --  Walkabout
  • Lactic production rate: forty-nine.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • Lactic dispersion rate: thirty-four.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • Lactic dispersion rate: eighty-four.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan

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