Origin of butterfat
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For example, the centrifuge used in the butterfat test, discovered in 1890 by Stephen M. Babcock, survived in several forms.
A machine used in determining the amount of butterfat in milk or cream.
A centrifuge used for running the Babcock milk test, which determined the percentage of butterfat.
- the fatty substance of milk from which butter is made, consisting of a mixture of glycerides, mainly butyrin, olein, and palmitin
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