[hahy-druh-juh-neyt, hahy-droj-uh-] /ˈhaɪ drə dʒəˌneɪt, haɪˈdrɒdʒ ə-/
verb (used with object), hydrogenated, hydrogenating.
to combine or treat with , especially to add to the molecule of (an unsaturated organic compound).
to undergo or cause to undergo a reaction with hydrogen: to hydrogenate ethylene
1809, from hydrogen + -ate (2). Related: Hydrogenated; hydrogenation.
hydrogenation hy·dro·gen·a·tion (hī’drə-jə-nā’shən, hī-drŏj’ə-)
The addition of hydrogen to a compound, especially to solidify an unsaturated fat or fatty acid.
noun 1. a bomb, more powerful than an atomic bomb, that derives its explosive energy from the thermonuclear fusion reaction of hydrogen isotopes. noun 1. a type of bomb in which energy is released by fusion of hydrogen nuclei to give helium nuclei. The energy required to initiate the fusion is provided by the detonation […]
noun 1. a type of chemical bond in which a hydrogen atom that has a covalent link with one of the electronegative atoms (F, N, O) forms an electrostatic link with another electronegative atom in the same or another molecule. noun 1. a weak chemical bond between an electronegative atom, such as fluorine, oxygen, or […]
noun 1. a colorless gas, HBr, having a pungent odor: the anhydride of hydrobromic acid. noun 1. a colourless pungent gas used in organic synthesis. Formula: HBr 2. an aqueous solution of hydrogen bromide; hydrobromic acid hydrogen bromide n. An irritating colorless gas used in the manufacture of barbiturates and synthetic hormones.
- Hydrogen carbonate
noun 1. another name for bicarbonate