Part of speech:
A clarified semifluid butter used especially in South Asian cooking.
Resembling butter in appearance, consistency, or chemical properties.
Having the bad smell or taste of stale fats or oils; spoiled
Any of a large number of oily compounds that are widely found in plant and animal tissues and serve mainly as a reserve source of energy. In mammals, fat, or adipose tissue , is deposited beneath the skin and around the internal organs, where it also protects and insulates against heat loss. Fat is a necessary, efficient source of energy. An ounce of fat contains more than twice as much stored energy as does an ounce of protein or carbohydrates and is digested more slowly, resulting in the sensation of satiety after eating. It also enhances the taste, aroma, and texture of food. Fats are made chiefly of triglycerides, each molecule of which contains three fatty acids. Dietary fat supplies humans with essential fatty acids, such as linoleic acid and linolenic acid . Fat also regulates cholesterol metabolism and is a precursor of prostaglandins .
A drawplate with a narrow, rectangular orifice, for drawing flat strips such as watch springs.
(Uncountable, figuratively) Anything intended to supply energy or nourishment of an entity or idea.
A petroleum derivative, such as a machine oil or lubricant.
The weight that drops in a pile driver or steam hammer.
A shortened form of something, as a word.
(Informal) A lavish meal, esp. one with a wide variety of food
To make clear or easier to understand; elucidate:
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