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.
Without them, rainwater would simply pour off every edge of the roof - leaving a soggy mess all around the house and probably saturating the walls in the process.
When the Gazette goes tabloid, 70,000 copies an hour will pour off the presses, printing newspapers of up to 128 pages in front to back colour.
When the Gazette makes its historic conversion to tabloid, 70,000 copies an hour will pour off the presses, printing papers of up to 128 pages in front to back colour.
Pour off drippings; season with salt and pepper, as desired.
Cover airtight and chill until firm, at least 1 hour or up to 1 day; occasionally uncover and tilt container to pour off any accumulated liquid.
To finish the pickling, pour off the vinegar and place the chunks in jars containing sliced onions and a marinade made of 1 cup of white vinegar, 1 cup of pineapple juice, 3/4 cup of sugar, and 2 tbsp.
Yet again one has to say what a sad, shoddy appearance the Princes Parade area must give to these foreign visitors who pour off the liners and pass through it into the city.
Pour off all but a few tablespoons of the rendered fat, and cook the vegetables until they are soft and caramelised.
A Remove the roast from the tray and pour off most of the fat.
Cars pour off the line at Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port plant' An historic moment as the first Vauxhall Viva Rolls of the production line' CEO of General Motors, Rick Wagoner, sees off the first new Astra at Ellesmere Port, in 2004' Tony Woodley, of the T&GWU' Production was at a standstill at the Vauxhall plant in Ellesmere Port
Seal the two beef joints in hot butter until well-browned, remove from pan & then caramelise the vegetables including the ones from the marinade, pour off excess fat and deglaze pan with Brown Ale, red wine & liquid from marinade, bring to boil and reduce by half.
Pour off all butter, leaving enough to coat bottom of casserole.
Pour off clean water and add Clorox(R) Liquid Bleach as recommended below.
Cover airtight and chill at least 1 hour or up to 6 hours; occasionally pour off liquid as it accumulates.