supersaturate

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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.

supersaturate

(ˌsuːpəˈsætʃʊˌreɪt)
vb (tr)
(Chemistry) to saturate excessively

su•per•sat•u•rate

(ˌsu pərˈsætʃ əˌreɪt)

v.t. -rat•ed, -rat•ing.
to increase the concentration of (a solution) beyond saturation; saturate abnormally.
[1750–60]
su`per•sat`u•ra′tion, n.
Translations

su·per·sat·u·rate

v. supersaturar, saturar excesivamente, añadir una sustancia en una cantidad mayor de la que puede ser disuelta normalmente por un líquido.
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Guests will have the option to upgrade their hammam experience and enjoy the oxygen-rich micro-bubble bath, which is a patented process that supersaturates the water with billions of bubbles, raising oxygen levels up to 70 per cent higher than common tap water, increasing metabolism and promoting the growth of skin cells,' says Jean-Francois Laurent, general manager, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort.
Guests will have the option to upgrade their hammam experience and enjoy the oxygen-rich micro-bubble bath, which is a patented process that supersaturates the water with billions of bubbles, raising oxygen levels up to 70% higher than common tap water, increasing metabolism and promoting the growth of skin cells," said Jean-Francois Laurent, general manager, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort.