Origin of fats
Definition for fats (2 of 4)
adjective, fat·ter, fat·test.
verb (used with or without object), fat·ted, fat·ting.
Origin of fat
SYNONYMS FOR fat
Can be confusedfat phat
Definition for fats (3 of 4)
Definition for fats (4 of 4)
Examples from the Web for fats
This means supplying proteins and fats because our bodies tend to need to eat less frequently when we consume them.
First I cut out all fats, then all carbs, then practically all solid food.Are Britain’s Private Schools Breeding Grounds For Anorexia?|Emma Woolf|March 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These include carbs and protein and fats, minerals and vitamins and electrolytes.The Top 10 Diets of 2013 Are All Useless (Except to Book Publishers)|Kent Sepkowitz|December 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Instead, the baby flies simply ferment the cheese, break down its fats, and cause it to become extremely soft.‘Fear Factor’ Donkey Semen, More Gross Things Eaten on TV (Video)|Melissa Leon|February 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
However, fats and oils can provide a protective coating for bacteria, a way for them to survive even moderate scrubbing.
In other words, the human body is an engine; protein keeps it in repair; fats and carbohydrates are the fuel to run it.
To keep warm and fat, the animal must, in the second place, have food containing carbohydrates and fats.Agriculture for Beginners|Charles William Burkett
We can conserve wheat and meat, sugar and fats, and be none the worse for it, but we must use milk.Food Guide for War Service at Home|Katharine Blunt, Frances L. Swain, and Florence Powdermaker
All fats, when saponified, yield soaps and either glycerol or (more rarely) some of the other alcohols which are described below.The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
Speaking generally, the foods which tend to put on weight are the starches, such as bread and potatoes, sugars and fats.Nervous Breakdowns and How to Avoid Them|Charles David Musgrove
British Dictionary definitions for fats (1 of 5)
noun plural -noes
Word Origin for domino
British Dictionary definitions for fats (2 of 5)
noun plural -noes or -nos
Word Origin for domino
British Dictionary definitions for fats (3 of 5)
British Dictionary definitions for fats (4 of 5)
- to argue over a point
- to talk idly; gossip
adjective fatter or fattest
verb fats, fatting or fatted
Word Origin for fat
British Dictionary definitions for fats (5 of 5)
Medicine definitions for fats
Related formsfat adj.
Science definitions for fats
Culture definitions for fats
Organic compounds that serve as a reserve of energy for the body. Fat is stored in the body's fat tissues, which provide support, protection, and insulation for the body and its organs. A balanced diet must include some fats because, in addition to providing energy for the body, they are necessary for the absorption of certain vitamins.
Idioms and Phrases with fats
In addition to the idioms beginning with fat
- fat cat
- fat chance
- fat city
- fate worse than death, a
- fat farm
- fat is in the fire, the
- fat lot
- fat of the land, the
- chew the fat
- kill the fatted calf