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supersaturate

[ soo-per-sach-uh-reyt ]
/ 藢su p蓹r藞s忙t蕛 蓹藢re瑟t /
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verb (used with object), su路per路sat路u路rat路ed, su路per路sat路u路rat路ing.
to increase the concentration of (a solution) beyond saturation; saturate abnormally.
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Origin of supersaturate

First recorded in 1750鈥60; super- + saturate

OTHER WORDS FROM supersaturate

su路per路sat路u路ra路tion, noun
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Medical definitions for supersaturate

supersaturate
[ s艒艒鈥瞤蓹r-s膬ch蓹-r膩t鈥 ]

v.
To cause a chemical solution to be more highly concentrated than is normally possible under certain conditions of temperature and pressure.

Other words from supersaturate

su鈥瞤er鈥at鈥瞮鈥ation n.
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