deep fat


Definition of deep fat

: hot fat or oil deep enough in a cooking utensil to cover the food to be fried

Examples of deep fat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web IU Health also removed deep fat fryers from all its facilities. Shari Rudavsky, Indianapolis Star, "Ad asks Riley to stop serving hot dogs; hospital says it was planning to anyway," 20 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of deep fat

1908, in the meaning defined above

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“Deep fat.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of deep fat

: a deep layer of oil or fat that is heated in a pan or machine and used to fry food

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Kids Definition of deep fat

: hot fat or oil deep enough in a cooking utensil to cover the food to be fried

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