fat-soluble vitamin n.
Any of various vitamins soluble in fats or fat solvents.
[fat-sol-yuh-buh l] /ˈfætˌsɒl yə bəl/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. soluble in oils or fats. adjective 1. soluble in nonpolar substances, such as ether, chloroform, and oils. Fat-soluble compounds are often insoluble in water fat-soluble adj. Soluble in fats or fat solvents.
- Fat-tailed sheep
[fat-teyld] /ˈfætˌteɪld/ noun 1. one of a class of sheep with much fat along the sides of the tail bones, raised for their meat and widely distributed in southeast Europe, northern Africa, and Asia.
[fat-stok] /ˈfætˌstɒk/ noun, Chiefly British. 1. livestock that has been fattened for market.
- Fat tax
noun 1. (informal) a tax levied in the form of higher duties or VAT on foods with a high fat content noun a tax imposed on or proposed for high-fat or otherwise unhealthy foodstuffs Examples Researchers claim a fat tax would save thousands of lives, but is a tax the right way to fight obesity? […]