fattening


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fat·ten

 (făt′n)
v. fat·tened, fat·ten·ing, fat·tens
v.tr.
1. To make plump or fat.
2. To fertilize (land).
3. To increase the amount or substance of: fatten one's bank account.
v.intr.
To grow fat or fatter.

fat′ten·er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fattening - subject to or used in the process of finishing or fattening up for slaughter; "a fattening hog"; "fattening pens"
finished - (of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state; "a finished product"
Translations

fattening

[ˈfætnɪŋ]
A. ADJ [food] → que hace engordar
chocolate is fatteningel chocolate engorda
B. N (Agr) → engorde m

fattening

[ˈfætənɪŋ] adjqui fait grossir
Chocolate is fattening → Le chocolat fait grossir.

fattening

adj fooddick machend; chocolate is fatteningSchokolade macht dick

fattening

[ˈfætnɪŋ] adjingrassante
chocolate is fattening → la cioccolata fa ingrassare
References in classic literature ?
Another twice as big as ours which they breed to kill, fattening them with the milk of three or four cows.
Meanwhile, upon questioning him in his broken fashion, Queequeg gave me to understand that, in his land, owing to the absence of settees and sofas of all sorts, the king, chiefs, and great people generally, were in the custom of fattening some of the lower orders for ottomans; and to furnish a house comfortably in that respect, you had only to buy up eight or ten lazy fellows, and lay them round in the piers and alcoves.
It seems to me, we have left him fattening under our very eyes.
In the pasture, fourteen sows with their seventy-five spring pigs rooted beside the sleek herd of steers fattening for market; the granary bulged with corn; two hundred bushels of seed wheat were ready for sowing; his machinery was in excellent condition; his four Percheron mares brought him, each, a fine mule colt once a year; and the well never went dry, even in August.
Jake said he might as well take the wagon and haul to market the pig he had been fattening.
How many years have you been fattening on the commune?
Electronic auction: mixed fodder granulated kk-58 gost r 51550-2000 for fattening pigs for fatty conditions
Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Abdel Moneim El Banna said that the total amount of loans approved for beneficiaries of the National Project for Fattening Veal Revival has so far reached about EGP 255m, to raise about 33,000 calves.
Steers of the CON group fed a concentrate during each period (4 to 7 kg/d in growing period, 7 to 9 kg/d in fattening period, ad libitum in finishing period) with rice straw (ad libitum in growing period, 2 kg/d in fattening period, 1 kg/d in finishing period).
Then your work may be one of the many that feature in a new survey that sheds light on USA's most fattening jobs.
PESHAWAR -- The Federal Government has decided to extend the Calf Fattening Project (CFP) to all Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) to fulfill the meat requirements of tribal people.
Honey is less fattening than sugar Fiction: Honey contains the same calories as sugar and is just as harmful to teeth.