or trans fat

[ trans-fat ]

  1. trans-fatty acids collectively.

Origin of trans-fat

1980–85; shortening of trans-fatty acid Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

Scientific definitions for trans fat

trans fat

[ trăns ]

  1. A fat containing trans fatty acids.

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