saturated

adjective

Definition of saturated

  1. 1 :  full of moisture :  made thoroughly wet

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

  3. 3 of a color :  having high saturation :  pure

Examples of saturated in a Sentence

  1. His shirt was saturated with sweat.

  2. the area's already saturated freeways

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First Known Use of saturated

1741

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SATURATED Defined for English Language Learners

saturated

adjective

Definition of saturated for English Language Learners

  • : completely wet

  • : completely filled with something


Medical Dictionary

saturated

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

Medical Definition of saturated

  1. 1:  being a solution that is unable to absorb or dissolve any more of a solute at a given temperature and pressure

  2. 2:  being an organic compound having no double or triple bonds between carbon atoms



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