[ sach-er-uh nt ]
/ ˈsætʃ ər ənt /


something that causes saturation.


that saturates; saturating.


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Origin of saturant

1745–55; < Latin saturant- (stem of saturāns, present participle of saturāre to saturate), equivalent to satur- full, well-fed (akin to sad) + -ant- -ant Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for saturant

/ (ˈsætʃərənt) chem /


the substance that causes a solution, etc, to be saturated


(of a substance) causing saturation

Word Origin for saturant

C18: from Latin saturāns
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