Definition of Supersaturate

1. v. t. To add to beyond saturation; as, to supersaturate a solution.



Definition of Supersaturate

1. Verb. To cause a solution to have more solute dissolved in it than it can stably contain at current conditions. ¹

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Definition of Supersaturate

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Supersaturate

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supersalary
supersale
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supersaliency
supersalient
supersalt
supersalts
supersalty
supersample
supersampled
supersamples
supersampling
supersaturate (current term)
supersaturated
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supersaur
supersaurs
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superscalar
superscale
superscaled
superschema
superschemas

Literary usage of Supersaturate

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1. The Encyclopedia of Chemistry, Practical and Theoretical: Embracing Its by James Curtis Booth, Campbell Morfit (1862)
"If sulphuretted hydrogen produce no precipitate in the original solution, or merely a precipitate of sulphur, supersaturate the solution slightly with ..."

2. Bi-monthly Bulletin of the American Institute of Mining Engineers by American Institute of Mining Engineers (1907)
"... "J and so hot, and therefore with so low a solvent power for gas, that the fall of pressure suffices to supersaturate it, so that gas evolves within it; ..."

3. Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1869)
"supersaturate the filtrate with ammonia ; add 10 cc of chloroform, and shake. ... supersaturate the filtrate again with ammonia, and shake it with about 3 ..."

4. American Druggist (1889)
"After the apparatus and reagents have been shown to be free from arsenic, dissolve 30 Gm. of the cryst. carbonate of sodium in a little water, supersaturate ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"... by means of a pipe these pass over into the upper part of the evaporator, and there mingle with and supersaturate the steam generated in that vessel. ..."

6. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1908)
"... that the fall in pressure fails to supersaturate it. The inner circle may represent metal so poor in gas, because frozen under such slight pressure, ..."

7. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1881)
"... of foreign organic matters, treat with water, after the lapse of several hours, then filter. supersaturate the filtrate again with ammonia, ..."

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