Meaning of FAT in English

FAT

I. adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a hefty/fat fee informal (= a very large fee )

Customers are being charged a hefty fee for their telephone service.

body fat

Males have less body fat than females.

fat camp

fat farm

fat/protein/alcohol etc content

the fat content of cheese

water with a low salt content

puppy fat

Carol had shed her puppy fat and was now very elegant.

saturated fat

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

cat

And far from silently resenting the city fat cats , they believe top businessmen deserve success.

Teacher: Are there more fat cats than thin cats?

The painting, with the two fat cats at the base of the steps, was thought to be by her.

lady

They were three small, fat ladies , and a great source of amusement to Jerry and me.

The fat lady gave his shoulder a slap and he was off, moving tipsily in the direction of Hard.

The seat on my left was occupied by a fat lady who was busy peeling an orange.

But the fat lady left me in peace.

He'd shifted a lot of linen, some bags of which weighed in like a circus fat lady .

The fat lady was shut inside her room.

So now, investors hope the fat lady sings an aria, not a tragic opera.

The fat lady had sung, but our troubles with this song had just begun.

lot

A fat lot of good it did me!

Frederick Bissett was a member of the Institute of Professional Scientists, and a fat lot of good that did him.

man

On my entry, fifteen fat men in towels immediately stop what they're doing and stare intently.

George Foreman may joke about being a fat man , but he is an aerobic wonder.

The passenger was a short fat man in a grey suit.

The fat man looks at us.

I had to sit next to a monstrously fat man .

A fat man in a white singlet barged in, then barged out again.

I heard the fat man who had a room beneath me retching violently to spit his all.

The fat man who constantly stuffs himself is literally killing himself.

people

Michael: There are a lot of fat people , of course, who quite like being fat.

Mortgage traders were the sort of fat people who grunt from the belly and throw their weight around, like sumo wrestlers.

It is obvious these individuals think fat people can become thin if they just start dieting and exercising.

But their conclusion was that fat people should try them anyway.

Instead of hunger, fat people were motivated by the clock, the hour, or the presence of food.

Then they used scare tactics, telling the audience that fat people were apt to succumb to something called Sudden Death syndrome.

A Healthier Prescription Not all physicians who treat fat people encourage them to diet, take pills, or have surgery.

He gave examples of the extreme prejudice and discrimination fat people face.

profit

The whole system was financed by smuggling gold purchased by his clients' money, and the organiser made fat profits .

He mentions the fat profits of the pharmaceutical companies.

The computer diet that could mean fat profits .

Grocer profits While other retailers are dropping like flies, supermarkets are making fat profits.

woman

It Is an act of courage for a fat woman to even go out in public.

Some fat woman with two tiny kids bundled up in puffy coats: tiny bouncing barrels.

Her husband was having a heated argument with a short fat woman about television as an inducement to juvenile delinquency.

Her name, I think, was Irene, and she was a big, fat woman who had a wonderful laugh.

Like a fat woman trying to get up off the grass.

Then he glanced at the fat woman carrying the naked-heeler.

There was this big, fat woman with at least four chins and a huge fat neck standing at the ironing board.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

black-bellied/fat-bellied/big-bellied etc

chew the fat

And during his flying visit to Belfast, Mr Grade took time out to chew the fat about the old days.

He made a shortened door, while Selwyn chewed the fat with Stapleton.

Nowadays he liked nothing better than drinking rather too much with journalists, and chewing the fat.

Randall stayed around chewing the fat for a while.

deep (fat) fryer

Kitchen Hazards Never leave a chip pan unattended; better still, replace it with a thermostatically-controlled deep fryer .

Using an electric skillet or deep fryer , heat about 2 inches of oil to 375 degrees.

it's not over until the fat lady sings

no chance!/fat chance!

not an ounce of fat (on sb)

He was surprised, there was not an ounce of fat on him, but he had shed five pounds.

Under their chestnut coats there was not an ounce of fat and their muscles moved without effort.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

fat red plastic earrings

A tall man was smoking a fat cigar.

After thirty years, Teddy looked just the same, only a little fatter.

He's short and fat .

He left the waitress a nice fat tip.

He pulled out a fat wallet stuffed with banknotes.

I'm getting too fat for my clothes.

I always look so fat in pictures.

Most fat people simply eat too much by normal standards.

My stomach's much fatter than yours.

Peter was a fat little boy.

Sally hates going swimming -- she thinks her legs are too fat .

The children's fat Christmas stockings bulged with surprises.

The colonel rubbed his fat stomach, reaching for something from the table to put into his mouth.

There was a nice fat letter waiting for him the next morning.

Though she weighed only six stone, she thought she was fat .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Remember that old joke: In every fat person there is a thin one trying to get out.

The fat man over to his right had leaned down to the floor.

II. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

dietary

It is the ease with which the body converts dietary fat to body fat that causes the main problem in weight control.

Now, the emphasis is on saturated fat and total dietary fat.

This reflects inhibition of the absorption of dietary fat .

In other words, dietary fat is absorbed through the intestine in the form of chylomicrons.

excess

The fried bread surrounding the bacon in the hot plate was simply to create effect and mop up the excess fat .

Wipe off all excess fat and slice thinly to serve.

Cellulite is excess subcutaneous fat - fat which lies just under the skin near the surface of the body.

Spoon out excess fat from the roasting pan, and put the pan on top of the stove.

Trim any excess fat from the lamb, leaving the skin untouched, and rub the joint with salt and pepper.

Skim off excess fat from pan, and add shallots, juniper berries, and bay leaves.

Trim spare ribs of any excess fat , then place in a large roasting tin.

Spoon off and discard excess fat .

high

When men crave, they usually want foods which combine high protein with high fat , such as steak and chips.

If anything, increase plant protein and cut back on animal sources of protein, which are high in saturated fat .

They're dreadfully high-fat .

low

It is softer and milder than Double Gloucester and, although it tastes creamy, is relatively low in fat .

If they claim an item is low fat , they can skip sodium, protein and the rest.

Mascarpone is the fresh cheese that really rebels against being low fat - it is virtually solidified cream.

It also must be low in saturated fat and cholesterol.

But with the really buttery taste that's so obviously lacking in other low fat spreads.

Skimmed milk and low fat spreads should also be preferred to the full fat equivalents in the family diet.

Look for the Delight range of lower fat , great-tasting foods.

saturated

As a result of this, the amount of calories, fat and saturated fat is very much reduced.

If anything, increase plant protein and cut back on animal sources of protein, which are high in saturated fat .

surplus

A word about your weight loss From the day you start F-Plan dieting you will start shedding surplus fat .

So during a week you would be likely to shed one pound of surplus fat .

Strain off the surplus fat and swill out the pan with the wine and stock.

This is the only way in which it can be forced to feed on its own surplus fat .

At one time I would have suggested that everyone would shed surplus fat on a ration of 1,500 calories daily.

There wasn't an ounce of surplus fat on his body, so it must go somewhere.

The more heavily overweight people are, the more swiftly they can shed surplus fat on a slimming diet.

The vital calorie factor By including sufficient high-fibre foods in your diet you will actually help your body to shed surplus fat .

visible

Goal for fat Cut visible fat off meat in meat meals.

When eating in, trim all visible fat from meats before cooking.

Cut the visible fat off meat before you cook it.

Cut visible fat off meat. 2.

■ NOUN

animal

Fish in general is much lower in calories, and in animal fat .

Soap was locally made from animal fat and lime mixed with potash derived from the burning of green bracken.

body

This also applies to bodybuilders who need to reduce body fat .

The increasing body fat makes cells reluctant to open when insulin knocks.

Just 200 extra calories each day add up to one-half pound of extra body fat each week.

Eight percent body fat is hovering around anorexia.

It has been scientifically estimated that a pound of your own body fat provides approximately 3,500 calories.

Excess body fat increases your health risks.

pork

The sizzle and smell of pork fat greeted us as we sat back down at the garden table.

Many hare devotees like to lard hare with strips of pork fat seasoned with herbs and Cognac.

puppy

Innocent. Puppy fat on her cheeks.

■ VERB

contain

This is because desserts almost always contain sugar and/or dairy fat , both of which are calorie-killers.

It is made from blood thickened with cereals and contains large pieces of fat .

trim

The pancreas was excised, trimmed free of adherent fat and lymph nodes, and weighed.

When eating in, trim all visible fat from meats before cooking.

For today's recipe I would trim as much surface fat from the underside of the lamb as possible.

While meats and poultry can be trimmed of some fat , a portion should be left on for flavor and browning.

In this recession firms have been much quicker to trim their fat .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

animal products/fats/protein etc

A recently proposed federal ban on feeding animal protein to animals is encouraging, writes Rhodes, but has too many loopholes.

Cholesterol is found only in animal products, such as meats-especially organ meats-whole milk products and the yolk of eggs.

In general, the consumption of animal products has decreased while the consumption of plant products increased during recent years.

It can only obtain it by eating animal proteins.

Licensed hawkers were circulating, braying the merits of spiced sausages containing only real animal protein - so they claimed.

The method was designed to estimate the intakes of total and saturated fat, cholesterol, and animal protein.

The sanctions could take the form of a ban on virtually all trade in wild animal products with the two countries.

What animal products are used in other wines, and why are producers not obliged to list the ingredients?

chew the fat

And during his flying visit to Belfast, Mr Grade took time out to chew the fat about the old days.

He made a shortened door, while Selwyn chewed the fat with Stapleton.

Nowadays he liked nothing better than drinking rather too much with journalists, and chewing the fat.

Randall stayed around chewing the fat for a while.

deep (fat) fryer

Kitchen Hazards Never leave a chip pan unattended; better still, replace it with a thermostatically-controlled deep fryer .

Using an electric skillet or deep fryer , heat about 2 inches of oil to 375 degrees.

it's not over until the fat lady sings

no chance!/fat chance!

not an ounce of fat (on sb)

He was surprised, there was not an ounce of fat on him, but he had shed five pounds.

Under their chestnut coats there was not an ounce of fat and their muscles moved without effort.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

A portion of tuna packed in water contains 1.2 grams of fat .

A roll of fat bulged over his belt.

Fry the potatoes in oil or bacon fat .

Take two chicken breasts, and cut off all the fat .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

As a result of this, the amount of calories, fat and saturated fat is very much reduced.

He added a side of potatoes that included some fat .

It had a nutty flavor and very little fat .

Place over medium-high heat and reduce by half, skimming off any fat that accumulates on surface.

Scissor-snip the bacon fat at intervals to help it release its fat.

Tea, margarine and cooking fat were rationed to 2 ozs per week.

The simple changes reduce the total fat in the diet by quiet a large amount.

Wipe off all excess fat and slice thinly to serve.

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