unsaturated

adjective un·sat·u·rat·ed \ ˌən-ˈsa-chə-ˌrā-təd \

Definition of unsaturated

:not saturated: such as
a :capable of absorbing or dissolving more of something
  • an unsaturated solution
b :able to form products by chemical addition; especially :containing double or triple bonds between carbon atoms
  • unsaturated fats

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First Known Use of unsaturated

1758


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unsaturated

adjective un·sat·u·rat·ed \ -ˈsach-ə-ˌrāt-əd \

medical Definition of unsaturated

:not saturated: as
a :capable of absorbing or dissolving more of something
  • an unsaturated solution
b :able to form products by chemical addition; especially :containing double or triple bonds between carbon atoms
  • unsaturated fats

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