Definition of polyunsaturates in English:

polyunsaturates

Syllabification: pol·y·un·sat·u·rates
Pronunciation: /ˌpälēənˈsaCHərəts
 
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noun

Polyunsaturated fats or fatty acids.
More example sentences
  • What's more, hydrogenated fats - the only ones some children eat - take the place of healthy polyunsaturates, such as omega-3 fatty acids, needed for brain development.
  • Biscuits, buns, cakes and pastries, puddings, and ice cream could be taxed if they raised cholesterol concentrations but exempt if the ratio of polyunsaturates to saturates were more favourable.
  • This ‘iodine number’ or ‘iodine value’ runs from 0 for total saturation to nearly 200 in the edible oils highest in polyunsaturates.

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