something that causes saturation.
that saturates; saturating.
the substance that causes a solution, etc, to be saturated
(of a substance) causing saturation
verb (used with object), saturated, saturating. 1. to cause (a substance) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance, through solution, chemical combination, or the like. 2. to charge to the utmost, as with magnetism. 3. to soak, impregnate, or imbue thoroughly or completely: to saturate a sponge with water; a town saturated […]
adjective 1. soaked, impregnated, or imbued thoroughly; charged thoroughly or completely; brought to a state of saturation. 2. (of colors) of maximum chroma or purity; of the highest intensity of hue; free from admixture of white. 3. Chemistry. (of a solution) containing the maximum amount of solute capable of being dissolved under given conditions. (of […]
- Saturated adiabatic lapse rate
saturated adiabatic lapse rate See under lapse rate.
- Saturated compound
saturated compound n. An organic compound in which all the carbon atoms are connected by single bonds.