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NEAT

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NEAT

Abbreviation for nonexercise-activity thermogenesis.

neat

(nēt)
Pure, distilled, or unmixed, when relating to chemical compounds.
[F. net, clean, fr. L. nitidus, shining]

NEAT

Acronym for non-exercise activity thermogenesis. The energy expended on non-volitional muscle activity such as muscle tone, posture maintenance and fidgeting. Lean persons expend more energy on NEAT than do obese persons.

neat

an archaic word for cattle.

Patient discussion about NEAT

Q. I am interested in fitness,which is neatly arranged at my home. I am interested in fitness so I invested in fitness equipment which is neatly arranged at my home. Most of the time my equipment looks so good that I love it. But unfortunately I tire very quickly and I sweat a lot. My fitness instructor is doing his best for me with his experience but this doesn’t help. I consulted with my family doctor who said that I have to concentrate on my diet. I have tried many diets but in vain. Now I am planning to shift to food supplements. Do you know which food supplement works best?

A. there's nothing wrong with food supplements, but you can avoid taking and buying them if you'll follow some instructions about nutrition during exercise:
http://www.fitness.gov/fastfacts.htm

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Rivers, only, certainly, she allowed, "not one-tenth so handsome, though I was a nice neat little soul enough, but he was an angel.
He looked at the workmanship; there was not one false stitch in the whole job; all was so neat and true, that it was quite a masterpiece.
Every street in Horta is handsomely paved with the heavy Russ blocks, and the surface is neat and true as a floor--not marred by holes like Broadway.
Some of them were dressed fashionably, and they said they couldn't for the life of them see why you should be dowdy just because you had written a novel; if you had a neat figure you might as well make the most of it, and a smart shoe on a small foot had never prevented an editor from taking your "stuff.
One might fancy him, passionate with theories of human equality and human rights, discussing, arguing, fighting behind barricades in Paris, flying before the Austrian cavalry in Milan, imprisoned here, exiled from there, hoping on and upborne ever with the word which seemed so magical, the word Liberty; till at last, broken with disease and starvation, old, without means to keep body and soul together but such lessons as he could pick up from poor students, he found himself in that little neat town under the heel of a personal tyranny greater than any in Europe.
It contained four neat beds for Uncle Henry, Omby Amby, the Shaggy Man and the Wizard.
My room is a neat little spot `off the parlor' -- just big enough for the bed and me.
Thus it happened that we were certainly a poor family, in spite of the fine appearance we made, the fashionable street we lived in, the neat brougham we kept, and the clumsy and expensive footman who answered our door.
A answered for the absent lady by a neat little apology, expressed in these words:
I'll expect you to keep them neat and clean and not to tear them.
My Aunt Jane always said that if you were neat and tidy it didn't matter whether you were dressed fine or not," said Peter.
He won't need to be wound up any more, for he has now become a very neat ornament.