pour off

pour something off (of) something

 and pour something off
to drain liquid off the top of something. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) Valerie poured the cream off the milk. Valerie poured off the cream.
See also: off, pour
References in classic literature ?
I 'll pour off some of the juice, and we can drink it,' said I, feeling that I 'd made a mistake in my cooking.
5 Remove the pork from the roasting tray to a board to rest and pour off all but about 2 tablespoons of fat from the tray.
5 Pour off any cooking juices and add them to the pan with the chopped courgette.
7 Pour off any cooking juices and put them in the saucepan with the chopped courgette.
Remove the plate of cooked fish, pour off excess liquid that may have accumulated on the plate and scatter the spring onions on the fish together with the light and dark soy sauces.
Pour off any excess fat from the beef roasting tin, put on a medium heat on top of the stove.
But that's what they're bravely doing, with three prototypes designed and built at MG's site in Longbridge, Birmingham, where Rovers and Minis used to pour off the production lines.
4) POUR off the excess oil, then add the spice mix and stir-fry for 30 seconds.
In the bicentenary year of Darwin's birth and 150 years since the publication of The Origin of Species, books about the one British scientist almost everyone must be very familiar with by now, pour off the presses.
For the next job, just pour off the water, mix the compound and get taping.
6 : to pour off liquid from by using a strainer <Boil and then strain the pasta.
Let stand for three months, then pour off the alcohol and strain the weeds through muslin cloth to get all the liquid they may retain.
After cooking, pour off some of the fat, add onions and saute along with meat or poultry over high heat; then deglaze the pan.
Due to the size and geometry of the sand cores and mold, we performed the core make, core assembly, pour off and sand removal all in the same spot," said John Manning, coreroom manager