from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To remove fat from: had to defat the chicken stock.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To remove fat from a material, especially by the use of solvents

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

  • v. remove the fat from


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