lactate lactate  /ˈlæk teɪt/


  1. (n) a salt or ester of lactic acid
  2. (v) give suck to


  1. His cooking shelves look like a pharmacy, filled with bottles of powder: guar gum, calcium lactate, sodium alginate.
  2. Synthetic milk made from soy beans, cane sugar, comstarch, cod-liver oil, calcium lactate, sodium chloride and cabbage water.
  3. In fact, says Money, there are only four imperative differences: women menstruate, gestate and lactate; men impregnate.


  • Andrew Talansky Journal: Focused on what’s to come

    This was the moment when Andrew Talansky finally felt like he was at the Tour de France. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | "As the lactate builds in our legs, and the thoughts in our mind fade away, all that is left is an overwhelming urge to suffer"
    on July 4, 2013     Source: Velo News


  1. "During this pre-Olympic summer, I had to change a few things in my training. My physiologist wanted me to improve my lactate resistance in a lateral movement without impact. The Newron skates were the answer. It had a great impact in my Olympic...
    on Dec 8, 2009 By: Jennifer Heil Source: (press release)

  2. Oscar Meyer says the company's famous wieners are made with "mechanically separated turkey, separated chicken, pork, water, salt, ground mustard seed, sodium lactate, corn syrup, dextrose, sodium phosphates, sodium diacetate, sodium nitrate and...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Oscar Mayer Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune

  3. "Mark loves at that stuff, like lactate tests, but I don't," Docherty says. "We don't get much time to see each other so he likes doing those tests as a form of reassurance to see where I'm at but I personally know where I'm at. I know when...
    on Apr 12, 2008 By: Bevan Docherty Source:

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