hydrogenate

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EtymologyEdit

hydrogen +‎ -ate

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /haɪˈdɹɒdʒəneɪt/, /ˈhaɪdɹədʒəneɪt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /haɪˈdɹɑd͡ʒəneɪt/, /ˈhaɪdɹəd͡ʒəneɪt/

VerbEdit

hydrogenate (third-person singular simple present hydrogenates, present participle hydrogenating, simple past and past participle hydrogenated)

  1. (chemistry, transitive) to treat something, or react something, with hydrogen; especially to react an unsaturated fat with hydrogen, in the presence of a nickel catalyst, to produce a harder saturated fat

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