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saturated

adjective

: completely wet

: completely filled with something

Full Definition of SATURATED

1
:  full of moisture :  made thoroughly wet
2
a :  being a solution that is unable to absorb or dissolve any more of a solute at a given temperature and pressure
b :  being an organic compound having no double or triple bonds between carbon atoms <saturated fats>
3
of a color :  having high saturation :  pure
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Examples of SATURATED

  1. His shirt was saturated with sweat.
  2. the area's already saturated freeways

First Known Use of SATURATED

1741

Other Chemical Engineering Terms

alkali, cation, decant, hygroscopic, isotope, oxidize, slurry, solute, viscous
Medical Dictionary

saturated

adjective sat·u·rat·ed \ˈsach-ə-ˌrāt-əd\

Medical Definition of SATURATED

1
:  being a solution that is unable to absorb or dissolve any more of a solute at a given temperature and pressure
2
:  being an organic compound having no double or triple bonds between carbon atoms

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