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cheesecloth

a loosely woven cotton cloth formerly used only for wrapping cheese

cheesecloth

[′chēz‚klȯth]
(textiles)
A very loosely woven, thin, lightweight cotton fabric; used in unfinished (gray) form for covering tobacco plants and for making tea bags and wiping cloths; the finished form is used for curtains, bedspreads, and such.
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Remove the excess alcohol and residue with cheese cloth.
The flasks were capped with cheese cloth (for aeration) and placed in an incubator/shaker for 48 hour periods.
The mahogany pieces are hand sanded with a 400-grit abrasive and rubbed with a combination of steel wool, cheese cloth and a Mohawk cream polish to bring a gloss to the finished pieces.
The tack cloth is a cheese cloth that has a sticky coating to pick up and hold dust.
After the milk is curdled it is strained in butter muslin or cheese cloth and the curd is collected and then pressed to form a mass and the whey is collected for other uses.
She simmers the ingredients, then strains them through cheese cloth so it is clear.
Using cheese cloth, form a tight 1-inch diameter cylinder, and tie the ends of the cheese cloth tightly with butcher twine.
4 Line colander with cheese cloth and drain curds for 15 to 20 minutes, (Collect the whey.
To make moush (dressed yogurt) for breakfast or supper, put a kilo of live culture yogurt in a big sieve lined with a cheese cloth to drain for a few hours in the refrigerator.
Then the first moulding, pressing and turning out, followed by wrapping in cheese cloth, waxing (or not) and maturation.