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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The intermixture of fat and lean in a cut of meat.

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  • The style of painting floors called "marbling," hardly yet extinct, was a survival of this custom.
  • The waiter said that what made the cut of meat so desirable was its "marbling," a euphemism for fat.
  • So if you're consuming a grain-based diet with limited physical activity, you are essentially "marbling" your own muscle tissue.
  • Prime beef has a much higher percentage of intramuscular fat (what steak connoisseurs refer to as "marbling") compared to lower grades. for more
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