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ˈsætʃ əˌreɪ tɪdsat·u·rat·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. saturated, concentratedadjective

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

    "a saturated solution"

  2. saturatedadjective

    used especially of organic compounds; having all available valence bonds filled

    "saturated fats"

  3. saturated, pureadjective

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


  1. saturatedadjective

    Full; unable to hold or contain any more.

  2. saturatedadjective

    Soaked or drenched with moisture.

  3. saturatedadjective

    Containing all the solute that can normally be dissolved at a given temperature.

  4. saturatedadjective

    Having all available valence bonds filled; especially of any organic compound containing only single bonds between carbon atoms.


  1. saturated

    Saturated generally refers to a state where something has absorbed or incorporated the highest possible amount of another substance. It highly depends on the field it is used, for example: 1. In chemistry, it means that a substance contains the maximum possible amount of another substance under given conditions. A simple example would be sugar dissolved in water until no more can be absorbed. 2. In fats and oils, a saturated fat is a fat molecule that has no double bonds between carbon molecules because it is saturated with hydrogen molecules. 3. In color theory, it refers to the intensity of a color. A color is said to be saturated when it is pure and brilliant, having no mixing or dilution. 4. In market economics, a saturated market is one where the majority of potential consumers have already purchased a product, indicating a maturity stage of the product life cycle. 5. In physics, specifically in physical vapor deposition, saturation is the point at which a material cannot absorb more of another substance in its current state. 6. In data storage or data transfer, saturation refers to the state when a system, such as memory, bandwidth or I/O subsystem reaches its full capacity and cannot handle any additional load.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saturated

    of Saturate

  2. Saturatedadjective

    filled to repletion; holding by absorption, or in solution, all that is possible; as, saturated garments; a saturated solution of salt

  3. Saturatedadjective

    having its affinity satisfied; combined with all it can hold; -- said of certain atoms, radicals, or compounds; thus, methane is a saturated compound. Contrasted with unsaturated

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saturated in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saturated in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of saturated in a Sentence

  1. Ariel Boggiano:

    Everyone around the world has great Wi-Fi easily available these days. Why not us? we need more access, better prices ... And there are too many restrictions when you are surfing. There's not good access to news. And there's too much demand, it gets saturated fast.

  2. Koji Fukaya:

    How the speculative positions are handled will depend how much the market factors in a September rate hike after the Fed meeting, i don't see big dollar longs being added even if the Fed hints of a September hike, because current positions already look stretched. But we have to remember that going long on the dollar is the current trend. With euro/dollar plays possibly saturated, players are turning their attention to dollar/yen.

  3. Guy Cecil:

    I think our coverage is saturated with the Mueller investigation and everything that is adjacent to it, i don't think there is much more to gain for Democratic politician to spend much of their time talking about these things.

  4. Guo Jianrong:

    By then, the market will be saturated.

  5. Samantha Heller:

    These healthy fats have been shown to improve cognitive function and brain health, conversely, research suggests that eating unhealthy fats like trans fats found in processed foods, and saturated fats in animal foods accelerated cognitive decline, poor memory, and is linked with an increased risk of dementia.

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