adjective Date: 1891 containing extra oil or fat <
superfatted soap

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • superfatted — adj. (of soap) containing extra fat. * * * adjective (of soap) containing extra unsaponified fat superfatted toilet soaps • Similar to: ↑fatty, ↑fat * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|fad.ə̇d adjective Etymology: super + fat (n.) + ed …   Useful english dictionary

  • superfatted — With additional fat added, as in the case of soap. * * * su·per·fat·ted sü pər .fat əd adj containing extra oil or fat <superfatted soap> …   Medical dictionary

  • superfatted — adjective Having been subjected to a superfatting treatment …   Wiktionary

  • superfatted — adj. (of soap) containing additional unsaponified fat; that contains extra oil or fat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • superfatted — adjective (of soap) containing excess fats compared with its alkali content …   English new terms dictionary

  • superfatted — su·per·fat·ted …   English syllables

  • superfatted soap — a soap having an excess of fat over that necessary to neutralize all the alkali …   Medical dictionary

  • Soap — For other uses, see Soap (disambiguation). A collection of decorative soaps, often found in hotels …   Wikipedia

  • lanolin — lanolated /lan l ay tid/, adj. /lan l in/, n. a fatty substance, extracted from wool, used in ointments, cosmetics, waterproof coatings, etc. Also, lanoline /lan l in, l een /. Also called wool fat. [1880 85; < L lan(a) WOOL + OL2 + IN2] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • superfatting — noun The use of excess fat in soapmaking to consume the alkali and give the soap a more moisturizing effect. See Also: superfatted …   Wiktionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”