HyperDic: unsaturated

English > 3 senses of the word unsaturated:
ADJECTIVEallunsaturatednot saturated
allunsaturatedused of a compound (especially of carbon) containing atoms sharing more than one valence bond
allunsaturated(of color) not chromatically pure
unsaturated > pronunciation
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English > unsaturated: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot saturated; capable of dissolving more of a substance at a given temperature.
Example"an unsaturated salt solution"
Oppositesaturated, concentratedThe most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature
Spanishinsaturado
English > unsaturated: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningUsed of a compound (especially of carbon) containing atoms sharing more than one valence bond.
Example"unsaturated fats"
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Narrowermonounsaturated(of long-chain carbon compounds especially fats) saturated except for one multiple bond
polyunsaturated(of long-chain carbon compounds especially fats) having many unsaturated bonds
OppositesaturatedUsed especially of organic compounds
Spanishinsaturado, saturado
English > unsaturated: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of color) not chromatically pure; diluted.
Example"an unsaturated red"
Narrowerdull(of color) very low in saturation
Oppositesaturated, pure(of color) being chromatically pure
Spanishinsaturado

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