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“saturated” in British English

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saturatedadjective

uk /ˈsætʃ.ər.eɪ.tɪd/ us /ˈsætʃ.ər.eɪ.t̬ɪd/

completely wet:

It's pouring down outside - I'm absolutely saturated!

(Definition of “saturated” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“saturated” in American English

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saturatedadjective [ not gradable ]

/ˈsætʃ·əˌreɪ·t̬əd/

chemistry containing all of a substance that can be absorbed

chemistry Saturated also describes a hydrocarbon in which the carbon atoms are joined to as many hydrogen atoms as possible.

(Definition of “saturated” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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