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Overview of verb saturate

The verb saturate has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) saturate

(cause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance)

2. impregnate, saturate

(infuse or fill completely; "Impregnate the cloth with alcohol")


Overview of adj saturated

The adj saturated has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) saturated, concentrated

(being the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance; "a saturated solution")

2. saturated

(used especially of organic compounds; having all available valence bonds filled; "saturated fats")

3. saturated, pure

((of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or grey or black)

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