HyperDic: saturate

English > 2 senses of the word saturate:
VERBchangesaturatecause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance
changesaturate, impregnateinfuse or fill completely
saturate > pronunciation
Soundssae'cherey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > saturate: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishsaturar
Catalansaturar
Nounssaturationthe act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid / liquid
English > saturate: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaninginfuse or fill completely.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThey saturate the cloth with water and alcohol
Synonymimpregnate
Narroweralcoholize, alcoholisetreat or infuse with alcohol
ammonifytreat with ammonia
chargesaturate
imbrue, drenchpermeate or impregnate
medicateimpregnate with a medicinal substance
soak, imbueFill, soak, or imbue totally
stufftreat with grease, fill, and prepare for mounting
thoriateimpregnate with thorium oxide to increase thermionic emission
Broaderfill, fill up, make fullmake full, also in a metaphorical sense
Spanishimpregnar, saturar
Catalanamarar, impregnar, saturar, xopar

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