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Serving to saturate.
A substance used to saturate.


(ˈsætʃərənt) chem
(Chemistry) the substance that causes a solution, etc, to be saturated
(Chemistry) (of a substance) causing saturation
[C18: from Latin saturāns]


(ˈsætʃ ər ənt)

1. something that causes saturation.
2. causing saturation; saturating.
[1745–55; < Latin saturant-, s. of saturāns, present participle of saturāre to saturate; see -ant]
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