supersaturation

noun
su·​per·​sat·​u·​ra·​tion | \ ˌsü-pər-ˌsa-chə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce supersaturation (audio) \

Definition of supersaturation

: the state of being supersaturated

Examples of supersaturation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In these days of digital supersaturation, there’s a new, almost yogic poignancy in dropping back into the body. 1843, "The internet, mon amour," 19 June 2020

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First Known Use of supersaturation

1780, in the meaning defined above

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5 Jul 2020

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“Supersaturation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supersaturation. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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