- to increase the concentration of (a solution) beyond saturation; saturate abnormally.
Origin of supersaturate
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Examples from the Web for supersaturate
We may supersaturate slightly the two bases with sulphuric acid.
- To cause a chemical solution to be more highly concentrated than is normally possible under certain conditions of temperature and pressure.
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