Channel fat

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noun - Channel fat is extra body weight, largely in the form of abundant layer of hypodermis, that is purposefully put on and carried by channel swimmers and marathon swimmers as a natural means to help tolerate cold water during channel swims or marathon swims.

He purposefully put on 20 kilograms of channel fat in order to fight the cold water.

Synonym

Bioprene

Antonym

Neoprene

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