HyperDic: lipid

English > 1 sense of the word lipid:
NOUNsubstancelipid, lipide, lipoidan oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents
lipid > pronunciation
Soundslay'pahd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
English > lipid: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents; essential structural component of living cells (along with proteins and carbohydrates).
Synonymslipide, lipoid
NarrowerfatA soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
oilA slippery or viscous liquid / liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
phospholipidAny of various compounds composed of fatty acids and phosphoric acid and a nitrogenous base
triglycerideglyceride occurring naturally in animal and vegetable tissues
waxAny of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin
Broadermacromolecule, supermoleculeAny very large complex molecule
Spanishlipide, lípido
Catalanlipid, lípid, lipoide

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