Definition of unsaturated fat noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


unsaturated fat

BrE BrE//ʌnˌsætʃəreɪtɪd ˈfæt//
; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˌsætʃəreɪtɪd ˈfæt//
[uncountable, countable]
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a type of fat found in nuts, seeds and vegetable oils that does not encourage the harmful development of cholesterol Avocados are high in unsaturated fat. Unsaturated fats are liquid at room temperature. see also monounsaturated fat, polyunsaturated fat, saturated fat, trans-fatty acid
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