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1. Composed of, or characterised by, grease; oily; unctuous; as, a greasy dish.

2. Smeared or defiled with grease. With greasy aprons, rules, and hammers. (Shak)

3. Like grease or oil; smooth; seemingly unctuous to the touch, as is mineral soapstone.

4. Fat of body; bulky.

5. Gross; indelicate; indecent.

6. (Science: veterinary) affected with the disease called grease; as, the heels of a horse. See grease.

Origin: Compar. Greasier; superl. Greasiest.

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Connection between opioid receptors and fatty acid receptors

... if they suspect they suffer when they wiggle in the mouth. Similar uncaring attitude applies to almost any meaty food. I know well that sausage is greasy sliced up animal leftover stuck in intestines but if i eat it i still get pleasant warm buzz through my body and mind that makes me happy i ate ...

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by mhein
Tue Jul 10, 2012 2:00 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Connection between opioid receptors and fatty acid receptors
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Views: 11281

Mystery allergy / disease / syndrome.

... was really frustrating. I feel much much better when I eat healthy, drink water and have a good nights sleep. I feel crappy when I eat fast food, greasy foods, drink a lot of soda and eat a lot of candy. I thought my situation was pretty rare and I may not have explained it all that clearly, but ...

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by pgm3587
Thu Feb 28, 2008 4:35 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Mystery allergy / disease / syndrome.
Replies: 3
Views: 3812

Life Science

... of electromagnetism on fish. Place a electromagnet in the center of the tank, and observe the reaction of the fish. Just be sure to not to use greasy dirty stuff to stick in the tank, afterall we do not want to kill the fish. Perhaps in addition you can make the same observation with just a ...

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by MichaelXY
Wed Dec 12, 2007 2:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Life Science
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Views: 13776

How does soap effect bacteria?

... is a hydrophobic [ P ](can't stick to water molecule or liphophilic(can and will stick to oil molecule) end. Most dirt is oil based. That is its a greasy substance. If you don't have oil mixed with the dirt, then you don't need soap, plain water would be sufficient. When you take the greasy finger ...

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by ninetails
Fri Jul 06, 2007 1:30 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: How does soap effect bacteria?
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Views: 26618

Here's a new tack--

... how about we try something completely wild, since no one has come up with any solution yet??? Let's just eat badly for awhile--fried foods, bacon, greasy burgers, whatever. I can't remember the name of that fad diet where you elimate carbs like veggies, but can eat all the ham and bacon and beef ...

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by irina
Thu Apr 05, 2007 9:38 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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