supersaturation

noun

su·​per·​sat·​u·​ra·​tion ˌsü-pər-ˌsa-chə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce supersaturation (audio)
: the state of being supersaturated

Examples of supersaturation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But, Sheff said, musicians needed to spend more time on the road to make up for the revenue lost to streaming, creating a supersaturation of supply. Travis M. Andrews, Anchorage Daily News, 6 Feb. 2023 In these days of digital supersaturation, there’s a new, almost yogic poignancy in dropping back into the body. 1843, 19 June 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1780, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of supersaturation was in 1780

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“Supersaturation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supersaturation. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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