trans fat

noun
Updated on: 14 Apr 2018

Definition of trans fat

: a fat containing trans-fatty acids

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First Known Use of trans fat

1978

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TRANS FAT Defined for English Language Learners

trans fat

Definition of trans fat for English Language Learners

  • : a type of fat that is found especially in some vegetable oils and that is bad for your health


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trans fat

noun

medical Definition of trans fat

: a fat containing trans-fatty acids

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