HyperDic: saturated

English > 3 senses of the word saturated:
ADJECTIVEallsaturated, concentratedbeing the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature
allsaturatedused especially of organic compounds
allsaturated, pure(of color) being chromatically pure
saturated > pronunciation
Soundssae'cherey.tahd; sae'cherey.tihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
abbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > saturated: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningThe most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance.
Example"a saturated solution"
NarrowersupersaturatedMore concentrated than normally possible and therefore / therefore not in equilibrium
Oppositeunsaturatednot saturated
Spanishconcentrado, saturado
Catalanconcentrat, saturat
English > saturated: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningUsed especially of organic compounds; having all available valence bonds filled.
Example"saturated fats"
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
OppositeunsaturatedUsed of a compound (especially of carbon) containing atoms sharing more than one valence bond
English > saturated: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or grey or black.
Narrowerintense, vivid(of color) having the highest saturation
Oppositeunsaturated(of color) not chromatically pure

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