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

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.