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un·sat·u·rat·ed

 (ŭn-săch′ə-rā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Of or relating to an organic compound, especially a fatty acid, containing one or more double or triple bonds between the carbon atoms.
2. Capable of dissolving more of a solute at a given temperature.

un′sat·u·ra′tion n.
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unsaturated

(ʌnˈsætʃəˌreɪtɪd)
adj
1. not saturated
2. (Chemistry) (of a chemical compound, esp an organic compound) containing one or more double or triple bonds and thus capable of undergoing addition reactions
3. (Chemistry) (of a fat, esp a vegetable fat) containing a high proportion of fatty acids having double bonds
4. (Chemistry) (of a solution) containing less solute than a saturated solution
ˌunsatuˈration n
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un•sat•u•rat•ed

(ʌnˈsætʃ əˌreɪ tɪd)

adj.
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.
[1750-60]
un•sat′u•rate (-ər ɪt, -əˌreɪt) n.
un`sat•u•ra′tion, n.
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unsaturated

un·sat·u·rat·ed

(ŭn-săch′ə-rā′tĭd)
1. Relating to an organic compound in which two or more of the carbon atoms are joined by a double or triple bond and therefore can be combined with additional atoms or radicals. Benzene and unsaturated fatty acids are examples of unsaturated compounds. Compare saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated.
2. Relating to a solution that is capable of dissolving more solute than it already contains.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unsaturated - not saturated; capable of dissolving more of a substance at a given temperature; "an unsaturated salt solution"
saturated, concentrated - being the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance; "a saturated solution"
2.unsaturated - used of a compound (especially of carbon) containing atoms sharing more than one valence bond; "unsaturated fats"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
saturated - used especially of organic compounds; having all available valence bonds filled; "saturated fats"
3.unsaturated - (of color) not chromatically pure; diluted; "an unsaturated red"
pure, saturated - (of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or grey or black
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Translations
omättad

unsaturated

[ˈʌnˈsætʃəreɪtɪd] ADJno saturado, insaturado
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unsaturated

adj (Chem) → ungesättigt
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unsaturated

[ʌnˈsætʃəˌreɪtɪd] adj (fat) → insaturo/a
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un·sat·ur·at·ed

a. no saturado-a.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

unsaturated

adj insaturado
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Unless a physician or registered dietitian/nutritionist has prescribed a low fat diet for a specific purpose, eat and enjoy unsaturated oils guilt-free and try to aim for a dietary pattern focused on quality and appropriate portions.
Keeping artery walls clear of plaque buildup is critical for long-lasting heart health, and it appears that unsaturated fats can help with that task.
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Key statement: The present invention provides a modified carbon black, with an unsaturated coupling agent being grafted on the surface thereof.
And eating too much saturated fat or sugar may create more liver fat than eating too much unsaturated fat.
Many geotechnical and geoenvironmental problems include consideration of water flow through unsaturated soil.
And above researches are mainly about rock steady and nonsteady seepage focusing on water flow in the fully saturated mode; the unsaturated flow behavior in such fractured rock masses is very often encountered in geotechnical problems such as atomized rain or reservoir water level variation on the dam and foundation, embankment, and rainfall infiltrating into the rock slope.
Shallow landslides may often occur within the vadose zone under unsaturated soil conditions (Lu, Godt 2008; Yeh, Lee 2013).
In addition to the unsaturated state most expansive soil always been in practical application, the study on mechanical properties of expansion soil in the unsaturated state is of great significance (Lee, 2010; Abbasi et al., 2017).
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