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Related to hydrogenate: Hydrogenated oil
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.
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hydrogenate(ˈhaɪdrədʒɪˌneɪt; haɪˈdrɒdʒɪˌneɪt) ,
(Chemistry) to undergo or cause to undergo a reaction with hydrogen: to hydrogenate ethylene.
ˌhydrogenˈation, ˌhydrogeniˈzation, ˌhydrogeniˈsation n
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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).
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To treat or combine chemically with hydrogen. Liquid vegetable oils are often hydrogenated to turn them into solids.
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Past participle: hydrogenated
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|Verb||1.||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
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