unsaturated Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"unsaturated" in British English

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unsaturatedadjective

uk   /ʌnˈsætʃ.ər.eɪ.tɪd/  us   /-t̬ɪd/ specialized
food & drink Unsaturated ​fat or ​oil is either monounsaturated or polyunsaturated, ​found in ​plants, ​vegetableoil, and ​fish, and ​thought to be ​better for ​yourhealth than saturatedfat. containing less of a ​substance than can be ​absorbed, and ​therefore not in a ​state of ​balance used to ​describe a hydrocarbon in which the ​carbonatoms do not ​join as many hydrogenatoms as ​possible
(Definition of unsaturated from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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unsaturatedadjective [not gradable]

 /ʌnˈsætʃ·əˌreɪ·t̬ɪd/
chemistry containing less of a ​substance than can be ​absorbed, and ​therefore not in a ​state of ​balance chemistry Unsaturated also ​describes a hydrocarbon in which the ​carbonatoms do not ​join as many hydrogenatoms as ​possible.
(Definition of unsaturated from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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