verb (saturat, ing)
- To cause to become completely penetrated, impregnated, or soaked; imbue.
Etymology: From New Latin saturatus, perfect passive participle of saturare, from saturus, future passive participle, from satis, enough.
- After walking home in the driving rain, his clothes were saturated.
- To satisfy the affinity of; to cause a substance to become inert by chemical combination with all that it can hold.
- One can phosphorus with chlorine.
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