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saturant

[ sach-er-uhnt ]
/ ˈsætʃ ər ənt /
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noun
something that causes saturation.
adjective
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
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British Dictionary definitions for saturant

saturant
/ (ˈsætʃərənt) chem /

noun
the substance that causes a solution, etc, to be saturated
adjective
(of a substance) causing saturation

Word Origin for saturant

C18: from Latin saturāns
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