supersaturated

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adjective su·per·sat·u·rat·ed \-ˌrā-təd\

Definition of supersaturated

  1. :  containing an amount of a substance greater than that required for saturation as a result of having been cooled from a higher temperature to a temperature below that at which saturation occurs a supersaturated solution air supersaturated with water vapor

1788

First Known Use of supersaturated

1788


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