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Definition of Oversaturation
1. [n -S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Oversaturation
Literary usage of Oversaturation
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"The formation of colloid in oversaturated uric acid solution depends strictly on determined concentrations of H-OH ions; when the oversaturation is high, ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1896)
"holds good—ie, the velocity of reaction is directly proportional to the surface of the salt in contact with the liquid and to the amount of oversaturation ..."
3. Review of American Chemical Research by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1903)
"The oversaturation of thick or concentrated juice is systematically varied according to its purity empirically determined, establishing a decrease ..."
4. A Treatise on the Causes and Principles of Meteorological Phenomena: Also by Graham Hutchison (1843)
"... radiation of heat from the earth's surface, to the extent required to produce the slightest degree of oversaturation, the deposition of dew commences. ..."
5. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1891)
"... that it'should be applied in moderate quantities only, to prevent oversaturation of the soil; that the sewage be applied on or near the surface of the ..."
6. A Text-book of Bacteriology: A Practical Treatise for Students and by Philip Hanson Hiss, Hans Zinsser (1910)
"The most useful of these is precipitation of the poison out of solution by oversaturation with ammonium sulphate.3 Very little of the toxin is lost by this ..."