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Serving to saturate.
A substance used to saturate.
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(ˈsætʃərənt) chem
(Chemistry) the substance that causes a solution, etc, to be saturated
(Chemistry) (of a substance) causing saturation
[C18: from Latin saturāns]
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(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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The mechanics properties of GFRP and saturant are listed in Tables 2 and 3, respectively.
Le dispositif scenographique joue egalement avec les dimensions des oeuvres sans jamais fournir d'echelle, ou en saturant les arriere-plans d'images multiples, plus decoratives que didactiques.
(1) Si dans le monde homerique, l'espace ressemble encore a une immense beance insignifiante, (2) la ville aujourd'hui, avec Los Angeles en archi-phenomene, par l'abondance des citations quelle offre, se serait muee en une citadelle hyper-signifiante saturant et obstruant le regard du visiteur.
Plus inhabituel encore, la neige a gagne la region de Tabouk, dans le nord-ouest de l'Arabie saoudite, oE les habitants se sont precipites pour voir ce spectacle rare dans le royaume desertique, saturant vite les routes menant au mont Allouz.
at The Penn Club of New York, 30 West 44th Street, and will be moderated by Evan Weremeychik, AIA, LEED AP, senior associate and project architect of Karlsberger Architecture PC, and Michael Saturant, PE, partner of AKF Group LLC.
Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex, Research Triangle Park, NC, announced the appointment of two additional distributors for the company's line of specialty latexes used for building products, adhesives, nonwovens, tapes, functional coatings and saturant applications.
Once the sheets were lowered into the work area, they were saturated with an epoxy saturant. Each FRP sheet was then applied to the pipe's circumference in three sections, with a four-in.