trans-fat

or trans fat

[ trans-fat ]
/ ˈtrænsˌfæt /

noun

trans-fatty acids collectively.

Origin of trans-fat

1980–85; shortening of trans-fatty acid
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Science definitions for trans fat

trans fat

[ trăns ]

A fat containing trans fatty acids.
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