from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To remove fat from: had to defat the chicken stock.
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- v. To remove fat from a material, especially by the use of solvents
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- v. remove the fat from
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Then you let it rest, covered, for 15 to 20 minutes, drain and defat the juices, and serve them with the chicken.
While the turkey was resting and I was busy trying to drain, defat, reduce and season the gravy I didn't have to worry about fresh-cooking a veggie and trying to get it on the table while still green and crisp.
But a defat in a referendum woould instantly remove all this prressure for 10 years going on 25.
A humid oven initially helps to defat, but later inhibits crisping.
Reagan allowed chemical and biological weapons to be sold to Iraq so they could defat iran.
No amount of American military help could defat the Vietnamese insurgency.
Meanwhile, defat the pan juices, pour the broth into the roasting pan, and scrape with a wooden spoon to loosen and dissolve any fond.
Prime Minister Nouri al-Malki criticizes the results of the Iraq election after his party suffered a slm defat.
To easily defat the stock, place in a bowl in the freezer for about 45 minutes.
I don't have to defat the soup since I already defatted the brisket once it was cooked.