milking machine


milking machine
An apparatus that attaches to a cow's or goat's teats and by vacuum draws the milk into a holding tank.

Combined glossary of agriculture. - MidCountry Media publishes Farm World newspaper.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • milking machine — noun machine consisting of a suction apparatus for milking cows mechanically • Hypernyms: ↑machine * * * noun : a mechanical suction apparatus for milking cows * * * an electric machine for milking cows. Also called milker. [1890 95] * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • milking machine — UK [ˈmɪlkɪŋ məˌʃiːn] / US [ˈmɪlkɪŋ məˌʃɪn] noun [countable] Word forms milking machine : singular milking machine plural milking machines a machine that farmers use for taking milk from cows …   English dictionary

  • milking machine — milking ma.chine n a machine used for taking milk from cows …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • milking machine — machine which automatically milks lactating animals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • milking machine — an electric machine for milking cows. Also called milker. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • milking machine — /ˈmɪlkɪŋ məʃin/ (say milking muhsheen) noun an apparatus for milking cows …   Australian English dictionary

  • milking machine — milk|ing ma|chine [ mılkıŋ mə,ʃin ] noun count a machine that farmers use for taking milk from cows …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • milking machine — noun (C) a machine used for taking milk from cows …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • milking machine — Anna Baldwin …   Inventors, Inventions

  • Milking pipeline — A milking pipeline or milk pipeline is a component of a dairy farm animal milking operation, which is used to transfer milk from the animals to a cooling and storage bulk tank. Contents 1 Setup 2 Transfer from pipeline to bulk tank 3 Pipeline… …   Wikipedia