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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 al·i·phat·ic /ˌæləˈfætɪk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 al·i·phat·ic /ˌæləˈfætɪk/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Al·i·phat·ic a.  Org. Chem. Of, pertaining to, or derived from, fat; fatty; -- applied to compounds having an open-chain structure. The aliphatic compounds thus include not only the fatty acids and other derivatives of the paraffin hydrocarbons, but also unsaturated compounds, as the ethylene and acetylene series.  Compare alicyclic and aromatic.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having carbon atoms linked in open chains