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saturator

[sach-uh-rey-ter] /ˈsætʃ əˌreɪ tər/
noun
1.
2.
Chemistry. a device for saturating an inert gas with the vapor of a volatile liquid by slowly bubbling the gas through it.
Origin of saturator
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; saturate + -or2

saturater

or saturator

[sach-uh-rey-ter] /ˈsætʃ əˌreɪ tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that saturates.
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  • It is therefore usually necessary to return a saturator to the makers every now and again for repacking.

    Optical Projection Lewis Wright

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