hydrogenate hydrogenate  /ˈhaɪd rə dʒə ˌneɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (v) combine or treat with or expose to hydrogen; add hydrogen to the molecule of (an unsaturated organic compound)

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Usage(s):

  • As a result, manufacturers of shortening usually hydrogenate their unsaturated fatsby adding a couple of hydrogen atoms under heat and pressure.
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