trans fat

trans-fat

[trans-fat]
noun
2.
trans-fatty acids collectively.
Also, trans fat.


Origin:
1980–85; trans- + fat

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trans-fatty acid or trans fat
 
n
a polyunsaturated fatty acid that has been converted from the cis-form by hydrogenation: used in the manufacture of margarine
 
trans fat or trans fat
 
n

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trans fat   (trāns)  Pronunciation Key 
A fat containing trans fatty acids.
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