(of a person or animal) Having a large amount of excess flesh
the driver was a fat, wheezing man
(of an animal bred for food) Made plump for slaughter
Containing much fat
Large in bulk or circumference
a fat cigarette
(of an asset or opportunity) Financially substantial or desirable
a fat profit
fat motion picture deals
Used ironically to express the belief that there is none or very little of something
fat chance she had of influencing him
a fat lot of good that'll do him
(of coal) Containing a high proportion of volatile oils
(of wood) Containing a high proportion of resin
Make or become fat
numbers of black cattle are fatted here
the hogs have been fatting
a fatted duck
A natural oily or greasy substance occurring in animal bodies, esp. when deposited as a layer under the skin or around certain organs
A substance of this type, or a similar one made from plant products, used in cooking
The presence of an excessive amount of such a substance in a person or animal, causing them to appear corpulent
he was a tall man, running to fat
Any of a group of natural esters of glycerol and various fatty acids, which are solid at room temperature and are the main constituents of animal and vegetable fat
Something excessive or unnecessary
fat in the state budget
a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides); "pizza has too much fat"
fatten: make fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving child"
having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"
adipose tissue: a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs; "fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold"
having a relatively large diameter; "a fat rope"
fatness: excess bodily weight; "she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others"
Fats consist of a wide group of compounds that are generally soluble in organic solvents and largely insoluble in water. Chemically, fats are generally triesters of glycerol and fatty acids. Fats may be either solid or liquid at room temperature, depending on their structure and composition. ...
The Fat EP is an EP by the Manhattan Beach, California-based punk rock band the Descendents, released in 1981 through New Alliance Records. ...
Fashion Architecture Taste or FAT is an art and architecture collaborative that first established itself in the 1990s in London, England. ...
Protocadherin Fat 1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the FAT1 gene.
The Authentic Labor Front (Frente Auténtico del Trabajo or FAT) is an independent confederation of labor unions in Mexico. It was formed as a progressive "Social Catholic" organization in 1960 in response to the nation's labor strife of 1958-1959. ...
Fat (2006) is a comedy novel by Red Dwarf co-creator Rob Grant, satirising attitudes towards dieting and obesity. ...
A large tub or vessel for water, wine, or other liquids; a cistern; A dry measure, generally equal to nine bushels; To make fat; to fatten; Carrying a larger than normal amount of fat on one's body; Thick; Bountiful; Variant form of phat
(fats) One of the three main classes of foods and a source of energy in the body. Fats help the body use some vitamins and keep the skin healthy. They also serve as energy stores for the body. In food, there are two types of fats: saturated and unsaturated.
(FATS) Foreign Affiliates Trade in Services
(Fats (and Oils)) High energy foods that are important.
(Fats) (animal foods, grains, nuts, seeds, fish, and vegetables^)
(Fats) (elastic is stretched out wider than normal by moving feet apart)
(Fats) Acquired from animal fat, oil seeds or fruit pulp. They are used as lotion or salve in cosmetics. They can be solid, semisolid, or liquid.
(Fats) Macronutrient that is a source for long term energy and energy storage (as adipose tissue); necessary for absorption and transport of fat-soluble vitamins and constituent of hormones and cell membranes (1gram = 9 calories).
(Fats) One of three essential micronutrients (including protein and Carbohydrates). While stored as energy it cushions organs and body parts and insulates the body. We need a percentage of body fat.
(Fats) Provide essential fatty acids that cannot be produced by the body. They transport fat-soluble vitamins and regulate blood cholesterol levels. Provide energy when the body’s carbohydrate level is depleted. Provide protection to vital organs. ...
(Fats) Saturated fas associate in closely-packed structures with van der Waals interactions all along the length of their side chains. The increase in interactions raises the melting point. These Fatty Acid aggregates are solids at room temp. ...
(Fats) The body uses fat as a fuel source, and fat is the major storage form of energy in the body. Fat also has many other important functions in the body, and a moderate amount is needed in the diet for good health. ...