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tr.v. de·fat·ted, de·fat·ting, de·fats
To remove fat from: had to defat the chicken stock.


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


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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