Definition of Unsaturated

1. Adjective. Not saturated; capable of dissolving more of a substance at a given temperature. "An unsaturated salt solution"

Antonyms: Saturated



2. Adjective. Used of a compound (especially of carbon) containing atoms sharing more than one valence bond. "Unsaturated fats"
Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Similar to: Monounsaturated, Polyunsaturated
Antonyms: Saturated

3. Adjective. (of color) not chromatically pure; diluted. "An unsaturated red"
Similar to: Dull
Antonyms: Saturated

Definition of Unsaturated

1. a. Capable of absorbing or dissolving to a greater degree; as, an unsaturated solution.

2. a. Capable of absorbing or dissolving to a greater degree; as, an unsaturated solution.

Definition of Unsaturated

1. Adjective. (context: chemistry of a solution) Not saturated; capable of dissolving more of a solute at the same temperature. ¹

2. Adjective. (chemistry) Of a compound containing atoms sharing more than one valence bond, especially of an organic compound having one or more double bonds or triple bonds between carbon atoms. ¹

3. Adjective. (context: of a colour) Not chromatically pure; diluted. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Unsaturated

1. saturate [adj] - See also: saturate

Medical Definition of Unsaturated

1. 1. Capable of absorbing or dissolving to a greater degree; as, an unsaturated solution. 2. Capable of taking up, or of uniting with, certain other elements or compounds, without the elimination of any side product; thus, aldehyde, ethylene, and ammonia are unsaturated. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Unsaturated

unsatirizable
unsatirized
unsatisfaction
unsatisfactions
unsatisfactorily
unsatisfactoriness
unsatisfactory
unsatisfiability
unsatisfiable
unsatisfied
unsatisfiedness
unsatisfying
unsatisfyingly
unsatisfyingness
unsaturate
unsaturated (current term)
unsaturated alcohols
unsaturated fat
unsaturated fats
unsaturated fatty acid
unsaturated fatty acids
unsaturatedness
unsaturates
unsaturation
unsavable
unsaved
unsavoriness
unsavory
unsavouriness
unsavoury

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