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English adjective: unsaturated

1. unsaturated not saturated; capable of dissolving more of a substance at a given temperature


SamplesAn unsaturated salt solution.


Antonymssaturated, concentrated

2. unsaturated used of a compound (especially of carbon) containing atoms sharing more than one valence bond


SamplesUnsaturated fats.


Similarmonounsaturated, polyunsaturated


Domain categorychemical science, chemistry


Antonymssaturated

3. unsaturated (of color) not chromatically pure; diluted


SamplesAn unsaturated red.


Similardull


Antonymspure, saturated









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