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trans-fat

or trans fat

[trans-fat] /ˈtrænsˌfæt/
noun
2.
trans-fatty acids collectively.
Origin of trans-fat
1980-85; shortening of trans-fatty acid
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trans fat in Science
trans fat
  (trāns)   
A fat containing trans fatty acids.
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