Definitions

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  • n. obesity; the state of being fat
  • n. the fat in fatty tissue

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Fatness; adiposis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. having the property of containing fat

Etymologies

adipose +‎ -ity, from Latin adeps ("fat, lard") (Wiktionary)

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  • Railroad telegraphers' shorthand for "willing to make advance on terms offered. --1906 US Railway Association Standard Cipher Code.

    January 19, 2013