Translation of "saturate" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈsætʃ.ər.eɪt/ us /ˈsætʃ.ər.eɪt/

saturate verb (MAKE WET)

[ T often passive ] to make something or someone completely wet

The grass had been saturated by overnight rain. 一夜的雨把草地淋透了。
He had cut his leg badly, and his trousers were saturated with/in blood. 他劃破了腿,傷勢嚴重,褲子都被血浸透了。

saturate verb (FILL)

[ T ] to fill a thing or place completely so that no more can be added

The police saturated (= a large number of police officers were sent into) the area. 大批員警被派往該地區尋找失蹤的孩童。
saturate the market

to provide too much of a product so that there is more of this product available than there are people who want to buy it

Since the US market has now been saturated, drug dealers are looking to Europe. 由於美國的市場現在已經飽和,毒販們開始轉向歐洲。

saturatenoun [ C usually plural, U ]

uk /ˈsætʃ.ə.rət/ us /ˈsætʃ.ə.rət/

a saturated fat


(Translation of “saturate” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)