Definition of hydrogenate in English:


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transitive verb

[with object]
  • Charge with or cause to combine with hydrogen.

    ‘beef is a source of trans fat because cows hydrogenate fat in their stomachs’
    • ‘This involves the addition of hydrogen to the carbon chain thereby removing the double bonds and producing hydrogenated vegetable oils.’
    • ‘Gram for gram, trans fat - essentially hydrogenated oil - is probably the most toxic food ingredient in the food supply.’
    • ‘Trans fats are produced when vegetable oils are hydrogenated into soft solids.’
    • ‘Artificially hardened vegetable oils (called trans fats or partially hydrogenated vegetable oils) are worse than saturated fats.’
    • ‘That's margarine, vegetable shortening, partially hydrogenated oils, polyunsaturated vegetable oils.’
    • ‘Look for a brand without added fat, partially hydrogenated oils or additives and preservatives.’
    • ‘They are also present in hydrogenated and partially hydrogenated oils found in processed foods.’
    • ‘Any food containing partially hydrogenated oil is loaded with trans fat.’
    • ‘There are also hydrogenated and fractionated coconut oils.’
    • ‘High cholesterol can be caused by a diet high in saturated fat, such as fatty meats and hydrogenated vegetable oils.’
    • ‘But the key thing is, I don't like partially hydrogenated oils - those are the bad fats.’
    • ‘The protein as well as the crystallisation solution were hydrogenated.’
    • ‘If the saturated tropical oils don't get you, the partially hydrogenated vegetable oils will.’
    • ‘Only later did research shed light on grim effects of the partially hydrogenated oil in margarine, with results such as higher incidences of heart disease.’
    • ‘Most restaurants use partially hydrogenated vegetable oils for deep frying.’
    • ‘The oils are hydrogenated - that is, hydrogen is added - in order to make them solid.’
    • ‘Manufacturers hydrogenate soybean oil to reduce its content of unsaturated fatty acids, particularly linolenic acid, the primary culprit responsible for causing food to become stale or rancid.’
    • ‘Manufacturers hydrogenate oil to make it solid and literally twist the molecule into a form that wreaks havoc in the body.’
    • ‘And beef is a source of trans fat because cows hydrogenate fat in their stomachs.’
    • ‘Plant stanols are produced by hydrogenating sterols.’



/ˈhīdrəjəˌnāt/ /ˈhaɪdrədʒəˌneɪt/ /hīˈdräjənāt/ /haɪˈdrɑdʒəneɪt/