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fat:

see fats and oilsfats and oils,
group of organic substances that form an important part of the diet and also are useful in many industries. The fats are usually solid, the oils generally liquid at ordinary room temperatures.
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; obesityobesity,
condition resulting from excessive storage of fat in the body. Obesity is now usually defined using a formula known as the body mass index (BMI), in which weight (in kilograms) is divided by height (in meters) squared.
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What does it mean when you dream about being fat?

Being fat in a dream is a straightforward symbol of overindulgence, but it can also represent wealth and opulence. The dreaming mind often literalizes common verbal expressions in an effort to convey something to the conscious mind. Thus, an image of a fat person in a dream can indicate anything from a “fat cat,” to “fat chance,” to “fathead,” to “fat city.” (See also Obesity).

fat

[fat]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to an obese person.
(biochemistry)
Any of the glyceryl esters of fatty acids which form a class of neutral organic compounds.
(physiology)
The chief component of fat cells and other animal and plant tissues.

FAT

[fat or ¦ef¦ā′tē]
(computer science)

fat

1. Material accumulating on a trowel during smooth troweling; used to fill in small imperfections.
2.See fat concrete, fat lime, etc.

fat

1. any of a class of naturally occurring soft greasy solids that are esters of glycerol and certain fatty acids. They are present in some plants and in the adipose tissue of animals, forming a reserve energy source, and are used in making soap and paint and in the food industry
2. vegetable or animal tissue containing fat
3. Theatre a part in a play that gives an actor a good opportunity to show his talents
4. having a high content of a particular material or ingredient, such as resin in wood or oil in paint

FAT

FAT

(File Allocation Table) The file system used for compatibility. Developed for floppy disks in the late 1970s, FAT was the file system for hard drives in DOS and also in Windows prior to NTFS. Today, FAT32 and exFAT are widely used for USB and external storage drives because they are supported by every major platform, including Windows, Mac, Linux and mobile devices. In addition, FAT is used for digital camera storage.

FAT Directory and Table
The FAT directory maintains a list of file names and dates, and the FAT table has an entry for each drive cluster. When a drive is high-level formatted, the FAT table is recorded twice.

The directory points to an entry in the table where the file starts. If the file is larger than one cluster, the first table entry points to the next entry and so on until the end of file (see below). See FAT32, file system, cluster and NTFS.


The FAT Table
The file RESUME.DOC is stored in clusters 0, 2, 3 and 7. The directory entry points to cluster 0 where the file begins. The entry for cluster 0 points to cluster 2 and so on. BUDGET.XLS is stored in clusters 1, 4, 8 and 9. If a cluster becomes damaged, it is marked and never used again.
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Magnetic resonance imaging may be useful in patients who present with neurological features of fat embolism but with a normal computed tomography brain image.
Table 1 outlines the Gurd and Wilson criteria for diagnosis of fat embolism [13].
Shaikh, "Emergency management of fat embolism syndrome," Journal of Emergencies, Trauma, and Shock, vol.
Fat embolism was first described by Zenker [1] in 1861 in a railroad worker with a thoracolumbar crush injury.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain revealed multiple bilateral acute cerebral infarcts with restricted diffusion areas in a "starfield" pattern favoring the diagnosis of cerebral fat embolism [Figure 2].
Amos, "Bone marrow necrosis and fat embolism syndrome in sickle cell disease: Increased susceptibility of patients with non-SS genotypes and a possible association with human parvovirus B19 infection," Blood Reviews, vol.
In our series one case had intraoperatively fat embolism. In 1998 Utvag et al [10] quoted that there is no evidence to show that the degree of reaming significantly affect healing pattern.
Most fractures are sustained in young adults during high velocity injuries such as motor vehicle accidents, auto-pedestrian accidents, motor cycle accidents, falls from heights or gunshots.1 Fractures of the shaft of femur can be life threatening due to an open wound, fat embolism, ARDS or resultant multiple organ failure.2 Even with survival after initial trauma3 many patients suffer major physical Impairment as a result of these fractures.
Vichinsky and associates noted that the acute pain felt by the patient probably indicated that a fat embolism "had injured the bone, caused necrosis, and then the embolism would progress to the lung." The vaso-occlusion of small vessels in ribs, sterum, or other bones by sickled hemoglobin may also by itself be responsible for acute pain crisis.
The plaintiff developed brain damage from fat embolism following hip surgery, and alleged that prolonged malleting of a hip prosthesis was the cause of the fat embolism syndrome (FES).
Current thrombolytic agents normally cannot be used in an immediate post operative setting; however, a better understanding of the possibility of fat embolism could alter therapy in the near future.
Upon their insistence a tissue analysis was ordered, which showed that cause of death was a pulmonary fat embolism, most likely caused by bone marrow entering the bloodstream as a result of the spinal surgery, according to a the health ministry probe ordered after the new evidence came to light.