Saturated meaning

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The definition of saturated is something that is completely soaked, or something that is filled to the brim and cannot take any more.

If you believe that the media is overfull of images of violence, this is an example of a time when you might say the media is saturated with violent images.

When a towel is completely soaked through, this is an example of a time when it is saturated.

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Filled to capacity; having absorbed all that can be taken up.
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Relating to minerals that can crystallize from magmas even in the presence of excess silica.
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Soaked through with moisture; wet.
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Containing so much dissolved substance that no more can be dissolved at the given temperature.
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(geol.) Containing as much combined silica as is possible.
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Combined with or containing all the solute that can normally be dissolved at a given temperature.
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Relating to an organic compound, especially a fatty acid, containing the maximum number of hydrogen atoms and only single bonds between the carbon atoms.
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Relating to an organic compound in which all the carbon atoms are joined by single bonds and therefore cannot be combined with any additional atoms or radicals. Propane and cyclopentane are examples of saturated hydrocarbons.
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Relating to a solution that is unable to dissolve more of a solute.
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Containing as much water vapor as is possible at a given temperature. Air that is saturated has a relative humidity of 100 percent.
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Simple past tense and past participle of saturate.
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(not comparable) Full; unable to hold or contain any more.
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(comparable) Soaked or drenched with moisture.
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(not comparable, chemistry, of a solution) Containing all the solute that can normally be dissolved at a given temperature.
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(chemistry) Having all available valence bonds filled; especially of any organic compound containing only single bonds between carbon atoms.
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Unable to hold or contain more; full.
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Soaked with moisture; drenched.
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Undiluted with white.
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