fat-soluble

[fat-sol-yuh-buhl]
adjective Chemistry.
soluble in oils or fats.

Origin:
1920–25

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fat-soluble
 
adj
soluble in nonpolar substances, such as ether, chloroform, and oils. Fat-soluble compounds are often insoluble in water

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fat-soluble adj.
Soluble in fats or fat solvents.

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As hydrocarbons, carotenes are fatsoluble and insoluble in water.
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