Associations to the word «Saturated»


SATURATED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of saturate
SATURATED, adjective. (not comparable) Full; unable to hold or contain any more.
SATURATED, adjective. (comparable) Soaked or drenched with moisture.
SATURATED, adjective. (not comparable) (chemistry) (of a solution) Containing all the solute that can normally be dissolved at a given temperature.
SATURATED, adjective. (chemistry) Having all available valence bonds filled; especially of any organic compound containing only single bonds between carbon atoms.
SATURATED FAT, noun. A fat or oil, from either animal or vegetable sources, containing a high proportion of saturated fatty acids; will typically be solid at room temperature; a diet high in saturated rather than unsaturated fats is thought to contribute to higher levels of cholesterol in the blood.
SATURATED FATTY ACID, noun. A fatty acid, such as stearic acid, that contains no carbon to carbon double bonds
SATURATED SOLUTION, noun. (chemistry) a solution in which the solvent can dissolve no more of a specific solute at a particular temperature
SATURATED VAPOR PRESSURE, noun. Alternative form of saturation vapor pressure

Dictionary definition

SATURATED, adjective. Being the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance; "a saturated solution".
SATURATED, adjective. Used especially of organic compounds; having all available valence bonds filled; "saturated fats".
SATURATED, adjective. (of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or grey or black.

Wise words

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Ernest Hemingway