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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Combine or treat with or expose to a particular gaseous element.

Usage examples (10)
  • And so you can hydrogenate oils without producing trans fats.
  • Sabatier was given the prize for developing a method to hydrogenate organic compounds in the presence of metallic catalysts.
  • Thus, nickel appeared to us to possess a remarkable capacity to hydrogenate ethylene without itself being visibly modified, i.e. by acting as a catalyst.
  • I won't bore you with the chemistry, but the trans forms of fats are lower in energy and are thermodynamically favored when and if the fat molecules rearrange, so it is a... for more
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