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su·per·sat·u·rate

 (so͞o′pər-săch′ə-rāt′)
tr.v. su·per·sat·u·rat·ed, su·per·sat·u·rat·ing, su·per·sat·u·rates
1. To cause (a chemical solution) to contain more dissolved solute than is normally possible under given conditions of temperature and pressure.
2. To cause (a vapor) to exceed the normal saturation vapor pressure at a given temperature.

su′per·sat′u·ra′tion n.
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supersaturated

(ˌsuːpəˈsætʃəˌreɪtɪd)
adj
1. (Chemistry) (of a solution) containing more solute than a saturated solution and therefore not in equilibrium
2. (Chemistry) (of a vapour) containing more material than a saturated vapour and therefore not in equilibrium
ˌsuperˌsatuˈration n
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.supersaturated - being more concentrated than normally possible and therefore not in equilibrium
saturated, concentrated - being the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance; "a saturated solution"
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Translations

supersaturated

[ˌsuːpəˈsætʃəˌreɪtɪd] adj (solution) → soprassaturo/a
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supersaturated

a. supersaturado-a.
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