(n.) A measure of quantity, differing for different commodities.
(superl.) Abounding with fat
(superl.) Fleshy; characterized by fatness; plump; corpulent; not lean; as, a fat man; a fat ox.
(superl.) Oily; greasy; unctuous; rich; -- said of food.
(superl.) Exhibiting the qualities of a fat animal; coarse; heavy; gross; dull; stupid.
(superl.) Fertile; productive; as, a fat soil; a fat pasture.
(superl.) Rich; producing a large income; desirable; as, a fat benefice; a fat office; a fat job.
(superl.) Abounding in riches; affluent; fortunate.
(superl.) Of a character which enables the compositor to make large wages; -- said of matter containing blank, cuts, or many leads, etc.; as, a fat take; a fat page.
(n.) An oily liquid or greasy substance making up the main bulk of the adipose tissue of animals, and widely distributed in the seeds of plants. See Adipose tissue, under Adipose.
(n.) The best or richest productions; the best part; as, to live on the fat of the land.
(n.) Work. containing much blank, or its equivalent, and, therefore, profitable to the compositor.
(a.) To make fat; to fatten; to make plump and fleshy with abundant food; as, to fat fowls or sheep.
(v. i.) To grow fat, plump, and fleshy.
(1) This effect was more marked in breast cancer patients which may explain our earlier finding that women with upper body fat localization are at increased risk for developing breast cancer.
(2) After a period on fat-rich diet the patient's physical fitness was increased and the recovery period after the acute load was shorter.
(3) In the clinical trials in which there was complete substitution of fat-modified ruminant foods for conventional ruminant products the fall in serum cholesterol was approximately 10%.
(4) To estimate the age of onset of these differences, and to assess their relationship to abdominal and gluteal adipocyte size, we measured adiposity, adipocyte size, and glucose and insulin concentrations during a glucose tolerance test in lean (less than 20% body fat), prepubertal children from each race.
(5) High radioactivities were observed in the digestive organs, mesenteric lymphnodes, liver, pancreas, urinary bladder, fat tissue, kidney and spleen after oral administration to rats.
(6) There were few significant differences between high polyunsaturated (safflower oil) and saturated fat (lard) diet groups.
(7) Protein composition was determined in mesenteric lymph chylomicrons from fat-fed rats.
(8) The relationship of weight history with current fat distribution was also explored.
(9) The heterogeneity of obesity may be demonstrated by the shape of fat distribution and the prolactin response to insulin hypoglycaemia.
(10) Dietary factors affect intestinal P450s markedly--iron restriction rapidly decreased intestinal P450 to beneath detectable values; selenium deficiency acted similarly but was less effective; Brussels sprouts increased intestinal AHH activity 9.8-fold, ECOD activity 3.2-fold, and P450 1.9-fold; fried meat and dietary fat significantly increased intestinal EROD activity; a vitamin A-deficient diet increased, and a vitamin A-rich diet decreased intestinal P450 activities; and excess cholesterol in the diet increased intestinal P450 activity.
(11) I usually use them as a rag with which to clean the toilet but I didn’t have anything else to wear today because I’m so fat.” While this exchange will sound baffling to outsiders, to Brits it actually sounds like this: “You like my dress?
(12) Assuming 1 kg LBM to contain 52.1 mmol potassium, the mean LBM was 3028 g in the I-NSM and 2739 in the I-SM; mean fat mass was similar in both groups.
(13) Cholestyramine resin was beneficial in reducing stool bulk but had no substantial effect on fat absorption.
(14) This study examined the association between diet composition, particularly dietary fat intake, and body-fat percentage in 205 adult females.
(15) With both approaches, carbohydrate and fat had little influence whereas egg albumin had a significant inhibitory effect on the absorption of nonheme iron.
(16) Computed Tomography was used to demonstrate the increased retro-orbital fat.
(17) The results obtained on fat cell membranes from abdominal subcutaneous adipose tissue demonstrated the following.
(18) The latter appears to reflect methodological problems since both fat-free determinations depend upon TBW rather than somatic proteins.
(19) There were no relationships between blood pressure and calorie-adjusted intakes of fats, carbohydrates, sodium, potassium, calcium or magnesium.
(20) As with alloplastic orbital implant extrusions in enucleated sockets, autogeneous dermis fat grafts can be useful in managing extrusions in previously eviscerated sockets.
(n.) A sharp, narrow spade, usually with a long handle, used by farmers for digging up large-rooted weeds; a similarly shaped implement used for various purposes.
(n.) A dagger.
(n.) Anything short and thick; specifically, a piece of dough boiled in fat.
(1) I'll do anything: peel spuds, look after the veg, make an impromptu pud.
(2) Even Don Draper might offer to peel the spuds, for Christ's sake.
(3) I had rice and beans owing to a lack of sufficiently high-calibre spuds.
(4) Since their first date – a memorable combination of Spud U Like, bowling and the pictures – the pair have been inseparable.
(5) Excitatory postsynaptic potentials (EPSPs) were produced in most EUS and EAS motoneurons by stimulation of ipsilateral and contralateral sensory pudendal (SPud) and superficial perineal (SPeri) cutaneous nerves.
(6) Out there in space, fiddling with his gizmos and worrying his spuds, is Matt Damon .
(7) British scientists working at the government-supported Sainsbury laboratory in Norwich are planning to develop a new variety of super-spud that can resist blight and other diseases and may even be better for us.
(8) The beat still covers traditional areas such as floods, spuds and trees, but it is now centred on science writing, international development and politics, energy, technology, economics, celebrity and lifestyle, as well as business, trade and protest.
(9) A slit lamp, topical anesthesia, and a foreign-body spud greatly facilitate the removal of foreign bodies from the cornea.
(10) That would be a soccer 'trip', the kind where the 'trippee' goes down like a sack of spuds despite not remotely having been touched by the 'tripper'.
(11) It’s a matriarchal story in which dim-but-nice men named Spud and Drum adhere to the rules laid out by their female counterparts.
(12) I have even poached a duck egg in the top as a super special treat.It can also be a really good way to use up leftover stock from cooking a ham and roast spuds and sprouts for Christmas lunch.
(13) Harry Leslie Smith, activist Facebook Twitter Pinterest Harry Leslie Smith The leaders’ debate reminded me of the fruit and veg mongers of my youth who with bluster and bluff tried to convince weary shoppers that their spuds or apples were the best at market.
(14) SERVES 8 new potatoes 1kg (Ratte, Desiree or Maris Piper) water 2 litres salt 49g milk 200g unsalted butter 750g Choose your spud We use a French new potato called Ratte, which has a buttery texture, but you could also use Desiree or Maris Piper.
(15) Knobbly carrots, wonky spuds, bent courgettes and discoloured cauliflowers will return to supermarket shelves after one of the worst growing seasons farmers have experienced in decades.
(16) He goes down like a sack of spuds, and is booked for his trouble.