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hy·dro·gen·a·tion

(hī'drō-jen-ā'shŭn, hī-droj'ĕ-nā-shŭn),
Addition of hydrogen to a compound, especially to an unsaturated fat or fatty acid; thus, soft fats or oils are solidified or "hardened."

hydrogenation

See reduction, def. 1.

hy·dro·gen·a·tion

(hī-droj'ĕ-nā'shŭn)
Addition of hydrogen to a compound, especially to an unsaturated fat or fatty acid; thus, soft fats or oils are solidified or "hardened."

hy·dro·gen·a·tion

(hī-droj'ĕ-nā'shŭn)
Addition of hydrogen to a compound, especially to an unsaturated fat or fatty acid; thus, soft fats or oils are solidified or "hardened."

hydrogenation (hīdroj´ənā´shən),

n the infusion of hydrogen into a compound. Also called
reduction.

hydrogenation

the process or reaction of combining with hydrogen.
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