Unsaturated definition

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Relating to an organic compound, especially a fatty acid, containing one or more double or triple bonds between the carbon atoms.
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Of or relating to an organic compound, especially a fatty acid, containing one or more double or triple bonds between the carbon atoms.
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Capable of dissolving more of a solute at a given temperature.
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Capable of dissolving more of a solute at a given temperature.
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Relating to a solution that is capable of dissolving more solute than it already contains.
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Designating or of a compound in which some element possesses the capacity of combining further with other elements.
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Designating or of a solution that is not in equilibrium with the undissolved solute.
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Designating an organic compound with a double or triple bond that links two atoms, usually of carbon.
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Relating to an organic compound in which two or more of the carbon atoms are joined by a double or triple bond and therefore can be combined with additional atoms or radicals. Benzene and acetylene are examples of unsaturated compounds.
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(chemistry, of a solution) Not saturated; capable of dissolving more of a solute at the same temperature.
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(chemistry) Of a compound containing atoms sharing more than one valence bond, especially of an organic compound having one or more double bonds or triple bonds between carbon atoms.
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(of a colour) Not chromatically pure; diluted.
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Not saturated.
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