deep fat

noun
Updated on: 13 Mar 2018

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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First Known Use of deep fat

1908


DEEP FAT Defined for English Language Learners

deep fat

Definition of deep fat for English Language Learners

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


DEEP FAT Defined for Kids

deep fat

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Definition of deep fat for Students

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

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