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Dictionary definition for: Fat

1. (n) a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides) "pizza has too much fat"

2. (v) make fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving child"

3. (a) having much flesh (especially fat) "he hadn''t remembered how fat she was"

4. (n) a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; adipose tissue also cushions and insulates vital organs; "fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold"

5. (s) having a relatively large diameter; "a fat rope"

6. (n) excess bodily weight; "she found fatness disgusting in herself as well as in others"

7. (a) containing or composed of fat; "fatty food" "fat tissue"

8. (s) lucrative; "a juicy contract" "a nice fat job"

9. (s) marked by great fruitfulness; "fertile farmland" "a fat land" "a productive vineyard" "rich soil"

10. (s) a chubby body; "the boy had a rounded face and fat cheeks"

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