undersaturated

adjective
un·​der·​sat·​u·​rat·​ed | \ ˌən-dər-ˈsa-chə-ˌrā-təd How to pronounce undersaturated (audio) \

Definition of undersaturated

: less than normally or adequately saturated

First Known Use of undersaturated

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of undersaturated was circa 1828

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“Undersaturated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undersaturated. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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