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de·fat

 (dē-făt′)
tr.v. de·fat·ted, de·fat·ting, de·fats
To remove fat from: had to defat the chicken stock.

defat

(diːˈfæt)
vb (tr)
to remove the fat from (a substance)

de•fat

(diˈfæt)
v.t. -fat•ted, -fat•ting.
to remove the fat from.
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Verb1.defat - remove the fat from
get rid of, remove - dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
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Even the mildest one defats skin and removes the moisture-conserving layer that coats our skin to keep it supple and resist wrinkles.
Paradoxically, water is drying for your skin and so is soap which defats the surface making it dry and scaly.