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(Geological Science) (of an igneous rock) having a low silica content


(ʌnˈsætʃ əˌreɪ tɪd)

1. not saturated; having the power to dissolve still more of a substance.
2. (of an organic compound) having a double or triple bond and capable of forming new compounds by addition.
un•sat′u•rate (-ər ɪt, -əˌreɪt) n.
un`sat•u•ra′tion, n.
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Consequently, the pH values of the EPF are below that of ambient seawater for most of the time, and the fluid is undersaturated with respect to CaC[O.sub.3] (Crenshaw 1972a, Thomsen et al.
Romantic comedies were once essential to the box-office equation, but in 2018, 'Crazy Rich Asians' feels fresh simply for being part of an undersaturated genre.
In the present study, we investigated the co-adsorption of IHP and Zn(II) on Gt across a wide pH range (3.0-7.0), under aqueous chemical conditions, with undersaturated reactant concentrations with respect to zinc phytate (Zn-IHP) precipitate phases.
Dissolution occurs when fluids are undersaturated with respect to some minerals, i.e.
The video emphasizes the natural color tones: Browns, greens, and beiges merge into one another under faded light, both indoors and outdoors, as if the footage were deliberately undersaturated in postproduction.
Multiply the arrival rates by a factor u, then the circulating flows will increase by the factor, if all approaches are undersaturated with new arrival rates.
When SI < 0 water is considered undersaturated, whereas when SI > 0 water is considered oversaturated compared to the mineral.
It is understood that this reaction occurs only when the system is undersaturated, 1--[[??].sub.Ca][[??].sub.C[O.sub.3]]/[K.sub.A] > 0.
In their research, it has been considered that implementing presignals leads to increasing cars' delay in undersaturated intersections and reducing their discharging rate in oversaturated intersections.
The display lacks the "pop" in colours that many people like, though it's not as undersaturated as the Pixel 2 XL's natural mode.
Reviews for the handset arrived from several sites like (https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2017/10/18/16489756/google-pixel-2xl-awful-lg-oled-screen) The Verge and (https://www.cnet.com/au/news/pixel-2-xl-p-oled-screen-issue/) CNET pointed out that the colors seem&nbsp;to be undersaturated when compared to other flagship smartphones.