Definition of Oversaturate

1. v. t. To saturate to excess.



Definition of Oversaturate

1. Verb. To saturate to excess. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oversaturate

1. [v -RATED, -RATING, -RATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oversaturate

oversaid
oversail
oversails
oversale
oversales
oversalt
oversalted
oversalting
oversalts
oversample
oversampled
oversamples
oversampling
oversang
oversanguine
oversaturate (current term)
oversaturated
oversaturates
oversaturating
oversaturation
oversaturations
oversauce
oversauced
oversauces
oversaucing
oversave
oversaved
oversaves
oversaving
oversaw

Literary usage of Oversaturate

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"The proteid compound would be digested away, leaving the bile acids free in the solution. 2. To oversaturate large quantities of blood with many volumes of ..."

2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"... oversensitive- ness just mentioned is to oversaturate the field coils; or, in other words, to wind them so that the soft-iron core will be fully ..."

3. Alternating-current Electricity and Its Applications to Industry by William Henry Timbie, Henry Harold Higbie (1916)
"... more than with air core when the current increases on short circuit to values which would oversaturate the iron unless a great quantity of it were used. ..."

4. Alternating-current Electricity and Its Applications to Industry: Second Course by William Henry Timbie, Henry Harold Higbie (1916)
"... more than with air core when the current increases on short circuit to values which would oversaturate the iron unless a great quantity of it were used. ..."

5. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman, Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress) (1884)
"Care should be taken not to oversaturate the material in the respiratory chamber, lest the ether might flow over the patient's face. ..."

6. Metabolism and Practical Medicine by Karl Harko Noorden, Carl von Noorden, Isaac Walker Hall (1907)
"The HCl is not wholly absent, but it is not secreted in such quantity as to oversaturate the food taken, as it is in health. Hence it is that most books ..."

7. The Organic Constituents of Plants and Vegetable Substances and Their by Georg Christoph Wittstein (1878)
"... the last traces of alcohol, filter, oversaturate slightly with acetic acid, collect the deposit, wash with cold water, and dry with a very gentle heat. ..."

8. Design of Electrical Machinery: A Manual for the Use, Primarily, of Students by William Thomas Ryan (1912)
"The magnetic density in the teeth must not tend to oversaturate them, but on the other hand should nearly saturate them so as to prevent a shifting of the ..."

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