- Present participle of saturate.
Variant of saturate
transitive verbsaturated, saturating
- to cause to be thoroughly soaked, imbued, or penetrated
- to cause (something) to be filled, charged, supplied, etc. with the maximum that it can absorb
- to cause (a substance) to combine to the full extent of its combining capacity with another; neutralize
- to dissolve the maximum amount of (a gas, liquid, or solid) in a solution at a given temperature and pressure
Origin of saturate; from Classical Latin saturatus, past participle of saturare, to fill up, saturate ; from satur, full; akin to satis: see sad