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English definition of “fat”

fat

noun     /fæt/
[U] the substance under the skin of humans and animals that stores energy and keeps them warm: body fat Women have a layer of subcutaneous fat (= fat under the skin), which provides them with better insulation than men.Substances and structures in the body B2 [C or U] a solid or liquid substance from animals or plants and used especially in cooking: This product contains no animal fat. I only use vegetable fats in cooking.Fats and oils in food and cooking
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