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undersaturated

[ uhn-der-sach-uh-rey-tid ]
/ ˌʌn dərˈsætʃ əˌreɪ tɪd /
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Origin of undersaturated

First recorded in 1820–30; under- + saturated

OTHER WORDS FROM undersaturated

un·der·sat·u·ra·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for undersaturated

undersaturated
/ (ˌʌndəˈsætʃəˌreɪtɪd) /

adjective
(of an igneous rock) having a low silica content
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