Fat

Definitions of "Fat"

The ester of glycerol and one, two, or three fatty acids. noun

Any of various soft, solid, or semisolid organic compounds constituting the esters of glycerol and fatty acids and their associated organic groups. noun

A mixture of such compounds occurring widely in organic tissue, especially in the adipose tissue of animals and in the seeds, nuts, and fruits of plants. noun

Animal tissue containing such substances. noun

A solidified animal or vegetable oil. noun

Obesity; corpulence. noun

Unnecessary excess. noun

Having much or too much fat or flesh; plump or obese. adjective

Full of fat or oil; greasy. adjective

Abounding in desirable elements. adjective

Fertile or productive; rich. adjective

The word "Fat" in example sentences

Mutton fat so prepared is sometimes termed _savory fat_. School and Home Cooking

Heat an iron frying pan until hot; oil it with a bit of fat from the meat; _then remove the fat_. School and Home Cooking

Clean the meat, remove excess fat, and place the meat in a very hot frying pan _without any fat_. School and Home Cooking

V. i.112 (241,5) [as fat and fulsome] [W: flat] _Fat_ means _dull_; so we say a _fatheaded_ fellow; _fat_ likewise means _gross_, and is sometimes used for _obscene_; and _fat_ is more congruent to _fulsome_ than _flat_. Notes to Shakespeare — Volume 01: Comedies

So – although I consider 12% fat close too ideal in terms of needed fat – up-too 25% is fine if it serves a purpose – an extra 300 calories of coconut – beans – peanut butter or olive oil – each one of these would provide an extra boost of value to a low-calorie diet and if the fat% reached 25% – it would be fine The low-fat diet cascade | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

The tonic bubbles and the lime, like the cucumber and mint, will refresh the palate, which has been encased in fat from the heavy cream. Cucumber soup: impossible food-wine pairing?!? | Dr Vino's wine blog

However, because fat is the most concentrated source of calories, it is difficult to consume a high calorie diet that is low in fat and it is not recommended that children with AGS restrict fat. Frequently Asked Questions About Alagille Syndrome

The word fat was swirling through my head, sounding the alarms. Unbearable Lightness

When religious people gather, they bring Pyrex dishes full of handmade dishes invented back when the term fat-free didn't exist and the closest equivalent word was bland. Science vs. Religion: The Ultimate Smackdown

When religious people gather, they bring Pyrex dishes full of handmade dishes invented back when the term fat-free didn't exist and the closest equivalent word was bland. Alt Text: Science vs. Religion -- The Ultimate Smackdown

I am permanently banishing the word fat from my vocabulary. Beacon Street Girls: Lake Rescue

I am permanently banishing the word fat from my vocabulary. Beacon Street Girls: Lake Rescue

We now know that a diet high in fat is going to have more of an influence on your cholesterol level than the amount of cholesterol in the food. Understanding Healthy Nutrition

The home players need to be reproved at times, and nothing is quite so reproving as the term fat-headed renegade hurled at them by a bibulous gentleman with a subterbeerean voice. The Silly Syclopedia

Indeed, Antonie Halff, a veteran oil watcher and energy economist at the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, says: "I have never seen a time when the expression 'fat tail risk' has been used more." The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

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