- Also hydrogenize.
- hy·dro·gen·a·tion, noun
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How to use hydrogenate in a sentence
Fried fats, hydrogenated fats, and vegetable oils are going to lead to more cravings and less satisfaction.Five Ways to Recover Faster From Your Thanksgiving Binge | Dave Asprey | November 28, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The hydrogenated oils, home-rendered fats, lard and beef and mutton suet can be used for shortening fats.Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (1918) | C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss
Since hydrogenated oils are high in stearine, their use in shaving soaps is a decided advantage.Soap-Making Manual | E. G. Thomssen
British Dictionary definitions for hydrogenate
to undergo or cause to undergo a reaction with hydrogen: to hydrogenate ethylene
- hydrogenation, hydrogenization or hydrogenisation, noun
- hydrogenator, noun
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Scientific definitions for hydrogenate
To treat or combine chemically an unsaturated compound with hydrogen. Liquid vegetable oils are often hydrogenated to turn them into solids.
To turn coal into oil by combining its carbon with hydrogen to form hydrocarbons.
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