Fascia vs. Fat

Fascia vs. Fat — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Fascia and Fat

Fascianoun

A sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue enveloping, separating, or binding together muscles, organs, and other soft structures of the body.

Fatnoun

The ester of glycerol and one, two, or three fatty acids.

Fascianoun

The tissue of which such a sheet or band is composed.

Fatnoun

Any of various soft, solid, or semisolid organic compounds constituting the esters of glycerol and fatty acids and their associated organic groups.

Fascianoun

(Biology) A broad and distinct band of color.

Fatnoun

A mixture of such compounds occurring widely in organic tissue, especially in the adipose tissue of animals and in the seeds, nuts, and fruits of plants.

Fascianoun

A flat horizontal band or member between moldings, especially in a classical entablature.

Fatnoun

Animal tissue containing such substances.

Fascianoun

(fāshə) pl. fas·cias A board covering the ends of rafters on the eaves of a building. Also called fascia board.

Fatnoun

A solidified animal or vegetable oil.

Fascianoun

The shape or styling of the front or rear end of an automobile.

Fatnoun

Obesity; corpulence

health risks associated with fat.

Fascianoun

Chiefly British The dashboard of a motor vehicle.

Fatnoun

Unnecessary excess

"would drain the appropriation's fat without cutting into education's muscle" (New York Times).

Fascianoun

(architecture) A wide band of material covering the ends of roof rafters, sometimes supporting a gutter in steep-slope roofing, but typically it is a border or trim in low-slope roofing.

Fatadjective

Having much or too much fat or flesh; plump or obese.

Fascianoun

A face or front cover of an appliance, especially of a mobile phone.

Fatadjective

Full of fat or oil; greasy.

Fascianoun

(UK) A dashboard.

Fatadjective

Abounding in desirable elements

a paycheck fat with bonus money.

Fascianoun

(architecture) A flat band or broad fillet; especially, one of the three bands that make up the architrave, in the Ionic order.

Fatadjective

Fertile or productive; rich

"It was a fine, green, fat landscape" (Robert Louis Stevenson).

Fascianoun

A broad well-defined band of color.

Fatadjective

Having an abundance or amplitude; well-stocked

a fat larder.

Fascianoun

A band, sash, or fillet; especially, in surgery, a bandage or roller.

Fatadjective

Yielding profit or plenty; lucrative or rewarding

a fat promotion.

Fascianoun

A sash worn by certain members of the Catholic and Anglican churches.

Fatadjective

Prosperous; wealthy

grew fat on illegal profits.

Fascianoun

(anatomy) The layer of loose tissue, often containing fat, immediately beneath the skin; the stronger layer of connective tissue covering and investing all muscles; an aponeurosis.

Fatadjective

Thick; large

a fat book.

Fascianoun

The signboard above a shop or other location open to the public.

Fatadjective

Puffed up; swollen

a fat lip.

Fascianoun

a sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together muscles and organs etc

Fatverb

To make or become fat; fatten.

Fatadjective

Carrying more fat than usual on one's body; plump; not lean or thin.

The fat man had trouble getting through the door.The fattest pig should yield the most meat.

Fatadjective

Thick.

The fat wallets of the men from the city brought joy to the peddlers.

Fatadjective

Bountiful.

Fatadjective

Oily; greasy; unctuous; rich; said of food.

Fatadjective

(obsolete) Exhibiting the qualities of a fat animal; coarse; heavy; gross; dull; stupid.

Fatadjective

Fertile; productive.

a fat soil;a fat pasture

Fatadjective

Rich; producing a large income; desirable.

a fat benefice;a fat office;a fat job

Fatadjective

Abounding in riches; affluent; fortunate.

Fatadjective

Of a character which enables the compositor to make large wages; said of matter containing blank, cuts, or many leads, etc.

a fat take;a fat page

Fatadjective

alternative form of phat

Fatnoun

(uncountable) A specialized animal tissue with a high oil content, used for long-term storage of energy.

Fatnoun

(countable) A refined substance chemically resembling the oils in animal fat.

Fatnoun

That part of an organization deemed wasteful.

We need to trim the fat in this company

Fatnoun

(slang) An erection.

I saw Daniel crack a fat.

Fatnoun

(golf) A poorly played shot where the ball is struck by the top part of the club head. (see also thin, shank, toe)

Fatnoun

The best or richest productions; the best part.

to live on the fat of the land

Fatnoun

Work containing much blank, or its equivalent, and therefore profitable to the compositor.

Fatnoun

(obsolete) A large tub or vessel for water, wine, or other liquids; a cistern.

Fatnoun

(obsolete) A dry measure, generally equal to nine bushels.

Fatverb

To make fat; to fatten.

kill the fatted calf

Fatverb

To become fat; to fatten.

Fatnoun

a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides);

pizza has too much fat

Fatnoun

a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; adipose tissue also cushions and insulates vital organs;

fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold

Fatnoun

excess bodily weight;

she found fatness disgusting in herself as well as in others

Fatverb

make fat or plump;

We will plump out that poor starving child

Fatadjective

having much flesh (especially fat);

he hadn't remembered how fat she was

Fatadjective

having a relatively large diameter;

a fat rope

Fatadjective

containing or composed of fat;

fatty foodfat tissue

Fatadjective

lucrative;

a juicy contracta nice fat job

Fatadjective

marked by great fruitfulness;

fertile farmlanda fat landa productive vineyardrich soil

Fatadjective

a chubby body;

the boy had a rounded face and fat cheeks