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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FDA recently awarded Certara's Simcyp division a grant to develop a mechanistic modeling and simulation framework to predict the behavior of orally-dosed supersaturating drugs and drug products (see Figure 2).
Sediment formation is a complex process involving water supersaturating for salts with nucleation, their transport to the heat exchange surface with the possible sediment.
This specimen had been quenched into liquid nitrogen to retain the metastable presence of zinc supersaturating the aluminum-rich dendrites.