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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To cause (a chemical solution) to be more highly concentrated than is normally possible under given conditions of temperature and pressure.

Usage examples (5)
  • Too much dietary salt seems to "supersaturate" the blood, and calcium stones - the most common type - crystallize out.
  • Basically, what we want to do is supersaturate the Internet with these credible messages.
  • Since a major component of the bile salts is cholesterol, the cholesterol tends to supersaturate and can precipitate out as small cholesterol stones.
  • The most common is to create a surplus of geographical information, to supersaturate a text with significant detail and places, as a kind of counterweight to the... for more
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