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hy·dro·gen·ate

 (hī′drə-jə-nāt′, hī-drŏj′ə-)
tr.v. hy·dro·gen·at·ed, hy·dro·gen·at·ing, hy·dro·gen·ates
To combine with or subject to the action of hydrogen, especially to combine (an unsaturated oil) with hydrogen to produce a solid fat.

hydrogenate

(ˈhaɪdrədʒɪˌneɪt; haɪˈdrɒdʒɪˌneɪt) ,

hydrogenize

or

hydrogenise

vb
(Chemistry) to undergo or cause to undergo a reaction with hydrogen: to hydrogenate ethylene.
ˌhydrogenˈation, ˌhydrogeniˈzation, ˌhydrogeniˈsation n
ˈhydrogenˌator n

hy•dro•gen•ate

(ˈhaɪ drə dʒəˌneɪt, haɪˈdrɒdʒ ə-)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to combine or treat with hydrogen, esp. to add it to (an unsaturated organic compound).
[1800–10]
hy`dro•gen•a′tion, n.

hy·dro·gen·ate

(hī′drə-jə-nāt′, hī-drŏj′ə-nāt′)
To treat or combine chemically with hydrogen. Liquid vegetable oils are often hydrogenated to turn them into solids.

hydrogenate


Past participle: hydrogenated
Gerund: hydrogenating

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.hydrogenate - combine or treat with or expose to hydrogen; add hydrogen to the molecule of (an unsaturated organic compound)
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
dehydrogenate - remove hydrogen from
References in periodicals archive ?
They are also working to lower linolenic acid for flavor stability and to increase oleic acid, thus reducing or even eliminating the need to hydrogenate soybean oil for use in many foods.
Improvements to the techniques used to hydrogenate vegetable oils could soon fill store shelves with packaged foods containing reduced quantities of unhealthful trans fats.
They simultaneously heated the vessel to between 140[degrees]C and 170[degrees]C, a range below the temperature used commercially to hydrogenate soybean oil.

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