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fat

noun
 
 
/fæt/
BODY [U] the substance under the skin of people and animals that keeps them warm: body fatSubstances and structures in the body
COOKING [C, U] B2 a solid or liquid substance like oil that is taken from plants or animals and used in cooking: animal/vegetable fat →  See also saturated fat Fats and oils in food and cooking
Translations of “fat”
in Arabic دِهْن…
in Korean 지방…
in Malaysian lemak…
in French gras, matière grasse…
in Turkish yağ, yağ tabakası, (bitkisel/hayvansal) yemeklik yağ…
in Italian grasso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 脂肪, (尤指用於烹飪的)動物油,植物油…
in Russian жир…
in Polish tłuszcz…
in Vietnamese mỡ, chất béo, dầu…
in Spanish grasa, manteca…
in Portuguese gordura…
in Thai ไขมัน, น้ำมัน…
in German das Fett…
in Catalan greix…
in Japanese 脂肪…
in Indonesian lemak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脂肪, (尤指用于烹饪的)动物油,植物油…
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