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HYDROGENATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hydrogenation mean? 

HYDROGENATION (noun)
  The noun HYDROGENATION has 1 sense:

1. a chemical process that adds hydrogen atoms to an unsaturated oil

  Familiarity information: HYDROGENATION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HYDROGENATION (noun)


Sense 1hydrogenation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A chemical process that adds hydrogen atoms to an unsaturated oil

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Context example:

food producers use hydrogenation to keep fat from becoming rancid

Hypernyms ("hydrogenation" is a kind of...):

chemical action; chemical change; chemical process ((chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved)


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