verb (used with object), sat·u·rat·ed, sat·u·rat·ing.
verb (used without object), sat·u·rat·ed, sat·u·rat·ing.
- saturated adiabatic lapse rate,
- saturated compound,
- saturated fat,
- saturated fats
Origin of saturate
Examples from the Web for saturate
As one Democratic strategist told The Daily Beast, “For a very small investment, you could saturate TV” in South Dakota.South Dakota's Bizarre Four-Way (Senate Election, That Is)|Ben Jacobs|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mix it together and let it sit for about ten minutes so the chia seeds can saturate.Four Fatty (But Healthy!) Power Meals to Fuel Your Day|Ari Meisel|March 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Saturate cinemas with a glut of shoddy franchise flicks, and only a few are going to stick, no matter the star.Johnny Depp and the ‘Lone Ranger’ Flop: Is His Career Doomed?|Kevin Fallon|July 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Saturate the American public until we forget that anything or anyone else exists or is even an option in 2012.
To every quart of this bath are added 10 to 15 drops of a saturate of soluble indigo entirely neutral in reaction.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
The above process will so saturate the finger with solution that it may be too wet to print properly.The Science of Fingerprints|Federal Bureau of Investigation
Saturate dilute sulphuric acid with sesquicarbonate of ammonia, in slight excess; filter, gently evaporate, and crystallise.
The aim is to saturate the gravel with the hot tar without surplus.
The primary object of all public economy should be to saturate, a civilized country with food.A Morning's Walk from London to Kew|Richard Phillips
adjective (ˈsætʃərɪt, -ˌreɪt)
Word Origin for saturate
1530s, "to satisfy, satiate," from Latin saturatus, past participle of saturare "to fill full, sate, drench," from satur "sated, full," from PIE root *sa- "to satisfy" (see sad). Meaning "soak thoroughly" first recorded 1756. Marketing sense first recorded 1958. Related: Saturated; saturating.