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

1741

First Known Use of saturated

1741

Other Chemical Engineering Terms


SATURATED Defined for English Language Learners

saturated

adjective

Definition of saturated for English Language Learners

  • : completely wet

  • : completely filled with something


Medical Dictionary

saturated

play
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



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up saturated? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the forefront of an action or movement

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ