miliary embolism n.
An obstruction occurring simultaneously in a number of capillaries.
noun, Informal. 1. a local train running through the early hours of the morning.
- Milk treading
noun the action of a cat’s kneading its paws on a human, a pillow, etc. which reenacts its actions as a kitten in getting milk from the mother
noun 1. a European plant, Astragalus glycyphyllos, of the legume family, believed to increase the secretion of milk in goats. 2. any herb of certain allied genera. noun 1. any of various leguminous plants of the genus Astragalus, esp A. glycyphyllos, with clusters of purple, white, or yellowish flowers: formerly reputed to increase milk production […]
- Milk wagon
noun phrase A police van; paddy wagon (1950s+)