[ soo-per-sach-uh-reyt ]
/ ˌsu pərˈsætʃ əˌreɪt /
verb (used with object), su·per·sat·u·rat·ed, su·per·sat·u·rat·ing.
to increase the concentration of (a solution) beyond saturation; saturate abnormally.
Related formssu·per·sat·u·ra·tion, noun
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We may supersaturate slightly the two bases with sulphuric acid.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
Medicine definitions for supersaturate
[ sōō′pər-săch′ə-rāt′ ]
To cause a chemical solution to be more highly concentrated than is normally possible under certain conditions of temperature and pressure.
Related formssu′per•sat′u•ra′tion n.
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