Fat

== Fat as a nutrient == Fat is one of the three main food groups: fat, carbohydrate, and protein. Fats are a wide group of compounds whose basis is in long-chain organic acids, called fatty acids. More particularly fats are esters of such organic acids formed with the alcohol glycerol. Glycerol is a tri-alcohol, that is, it has three -OH groups th...
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Fat

A slang term previously used to describe animals suitable for slaughter. This term has been removed from terminology due to the perception by consumers as 'unhealthy'.
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Fat

The solid form of lipids at room temperature (oils are the liquid form of lipids at room temperature).
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Fat

(also 'chunky, fat, thick, heavy, laying the sod over it, hairpiece, hitting the big ball [the earth
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(fat) the adipose tissue of the body. a triglyceride that is an ester of fatty acids and glycerol. Each fat molecule contains one glycerol residue connected by ester linkages to three fatty acid residues, which may be the same or different. The fatty acids may have no double bonds in the carbon chain (saturated ...
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Fat

(from the article `Dubayy`) In 1966 the offshore oil field of Fat (Fateh) was discovered in the Persian Gulf about 75 miles (120 km) due east of Dubai, in waters where the state ...
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FAT

(PROJECT GLOSSARY) Factory Acceptance Tests - Usually applied to packaged plant where the plant is tested against specified performance criteria before shipment to the construction site.
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fat

[adj] - having a relatively large diameter 2. [adj] - (informal) lucrative 3. [adj] - marked by great fruitfulness 4. [adj] - having much flesh (especially fat) 5. [adj] - a chubby body 6. [n] - a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
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fat

<biochemistry> A triglyceride (lipid) that is usually solid at room temperature. ... Compare: oil. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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fat

• The glyceride ester of a fatty acid. • A lipid that is solid or semi-solid at normal body temperatures. • A mixture of lipids, chiefly triglycerides and associated phosphatides, sterols, alcohols, hydrocarbons, ketones, and related compounds, that is solid at normal body tempe...
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fat

fertile 1 productive adjective marked by great fruitfulness; `fertile farmland`; `a fat land`; `a productive vineyard`; `rich soil`
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fat

Click images to enlargeIn the broadest sense, a mixture of lipids – chiefly triglycerides (lipids containing three fatty acid molecules linked to a molecule of glycerol). More specifically, the term refers to a lipid mixture that is solid at room temperature (20°C/68°F); lipid mixtures that are liqu...
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Fat

Fat adjective [ Compar. Fatter ; superl. Fattest .] [ Anglo-Saxon fǣtt ; akin to Dutch vet , German fett , feist , Icelandic feitr , Swedish fet , Danish fed , and perhaps to Gree...
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Fat

Fat intransitive verb To grow fat, plump, and fleshy. « An old ox fats as well, and is as good, as a young one.» Mortimer.
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Fat

Fat noun [ See Vat , noun ] 1. A large tub, cistern, or vessel; a vat. [ Obsolete] « The fats shall overflow with wine and oil.» Joel ii. 24. 2. A measure of quantity, differing for different commodities. [ Obsolete] Heber...
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Fat

Fat transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Fatted ; present participle & verbal noun atting .] [ Middle English fatten , Anglo-Saxon fǣttian . See Fat , adjective , and confer
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Fat

1 Along with proteins and carbohydrates, one of the three nutrients used as energy sources by the body. The energy produced by fats is 9 calories per gram. Proteins and carbohydrates each provide 4 calories per gram. 2 Total fats; the sum of saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. Intake of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats can ...
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Fat

1 Along with proteins and carbohydrates, one of the three nutrients used as energy sources by the body. The energy produced by fats is 9 calories per gram. Proteins and carbohydrates each provide 4 calories per gram. 2 Total fats; the sum of saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. Intake of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats can ...
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fat

1. One of the three main nutrients in food. Foods that provide fat are butter, margarine, salad dressing, oil, nuts, meat, poultry, fish, and some dairy products. 2. Excess calories are stored as body fat, providing the body with a reserve supply of energy and other functions.
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Fat

12th rib fat thickness.
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fat

A big wine with a lot of mouth feel.
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Fat

a classification of natural esters of glycerol, and fatty acids existing as solids at room temperature.
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Fat

A concentrated food source of oily, water-insoluble glyceride compounds that combine oxygen, hydrogen and carbon.
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Fat

A major source of energy in the diet. All food fats have 9 calories per gram. Fat helps the body absorb fat-soluble vitamins, such as vitamins A, D, E, and K, and carotenoids. Some kinds of fats, especially saturated fats, [see definition] may cause blood cholesterol to increase and increase the risk for heart disease. Other fats, such as unsaturat...
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Fat

A slang term previously used to describe animals suitable for slaughter. This term has been removed from terminology due to the perception by consumers as 'unhealthy'.
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