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Verb: hydrogenate  'hI-dru-ju,neyt or hI'dró-ju,neyt
  1. Combine or treat with or expose to hydrogen; add hydrogen to the molecule of (an unsaturated organic compound)
    "As the animal recovered from the effects of the detergent the ability to hydrogenate both substrates was almost completely recovered";
    - hydrogenise [Brit], hydrogenize

Derived forms: hydrogenating, hydrogenates, hydrogenated

Type of: alter, change, modify

Antonym: dehydrogenate

Encyclopedia: Hydrogenate