• Gridiron Saturator
    Gridiron Saturator
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj saturated (of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or grey or black
    • adj saturated used especially of organic compounds; having all available valence bonds filled "saturated fats"
    • adj saturated being the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance "a saturated solution"
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Pendant Saturator Pendant Saturator

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Goat meat contains up to 45 percent less saturated fat than chicken meat
    • Saturated Filled to repletion; holding by absorption, or in solution, all that is possible; as, saturated garments; a saturated solution of salt.
    • Saturated (Chem) Having its affinity satisfied; combined with all it can hold; -- said of certain atoms, radicals, or compounds; thus, methane is a saturated compound. Contrasted with unsaturated.
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  • George Steiner
    “Words that are saturated with lies or atrocity, do not easily resume life.”


In literature:

The surface of the ground in the Maine woods is everywhere spongy and saturated with moisture.
"Atlantic Monthly, Volume 2, Issue 10, August, 1858" by Various
His left arm was rudely bandaged in a shawl, and the bandage was saturated with blood.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol III" by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
The workmen first saturate the surface with olive oil, and then apply a solution of gum arabic dissolved in boiling alcohol.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
Woolen uniforms may be cleaned and freed from spots by rubbing with a flannel rag saturated with gasoline.
"Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Infantry of the" by War Department
Everything was soaked and saturated.
"The Dog Crusoe and His Master" by Robert Michael Ballantyne
Stooping down, he found the ground was saturated with the fuel.
"The Girl Aviators' Sky Cruise" by Margaret Burnham
To saturate a pound of hydrogen in the formation of water, requires 8 lbs.
"A Catechism of the Steam Engine" by John Bourne
Jim had but one feeling, with which heart and brain were saturated.
"M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur."" by G.J. Whyte-Melville
On several occasions when the air was well-nigh saturated, scent proved abominable.
"A Cotswold Village" by J. Arthur Gibbs
Their rifles lay on the saturated mound in front.
"Bullets & Billets" by Bruce Bairnsfather

In poetry:

As with the sponge the salt sea saturates
Below the oozing wave, so was my heart,-
Tender and soft,-bedrenched with bitter fates
That world and flesh and devil here impart.
"Portico" by Ruben Dario
First see those ample melons-brindled o'er
With mingled green and brown is all the rind;
For they are ripe, and mealy at the core,
And saturate with the nectar of their kind.
"A Basket of Summer Fruit" by Charles Harpur
When from the neighbouring garden the perfume-laden air
Saturates my soul with memories,
Rises the thought of the beloved plum-tree
Blooming under the eaves of the house which is gone.
"Perfume Laden Air" by Sugawara Takesue no Musume

In news:

Our healthier version saves about 160 calories and 12 grams of saturated fat compared to a traditional recipe.
The Blue Man Group will bring their paint-splattered, color-saturated extravaganza of light, movement and music to The Centre Tuesday and Wednesday, June 5 and 6.
Organic produce springs from soil saturated in environmental toxins.
The three companies are relatively small players in the domestic market for handsets , which is saturated and dominated by Japanese manufacturers, although imports like the iPhone have scored some success in recent years.
The Beachcomber is the only paper with total saturation delivery throughout East Long Beach.
Area police plan to increase their enforcement this weekend with checkpoints and saturation patrols, according to a release from the Horry County Community Action for a Safer Tomorrow.
A new report from the Gartner Institute predicts that reward-based applications will soon burn out, citing poor design and market saturation.
West Oakland tries to avoid saturation of student housing.
Highway Patrol officers will conduct DWI saturations at locations in some of the 13 counties of southeast Missouri that make up Troop E during the month of March.
Saturation Isnt Raining on Searchs Party.
The Hue/ Saturation adjustment is found in most image-editing applications, and offers one of the best ways to change colors both globally and selectively.
As the number of US mobile consumers continues to rise, the market is not approaching saturation anywhere near as quickly as some predictions had indicated, a report from Forrester Research contends.
Saturation effort hopes to drive down crime in Savannah's southside.
The Frederick Police Department made three DUI arrests during saturation patrols Saturday in downtown Frederick .
"We've saturated the market here in Rochester, but now we have the structure in place to go beyond this area.".

In science:

The selection of Ro = 0.1 approximately corresponds to Rosat , or the value of Ro associated with an observed saturation of the stellar dynamo apparent in the ratio of the stellar x-ray luminosity to the bolometric luminosity (i.e., coronal saturation; Wright et al. 2011).
Reevaluating the Mass-Radius Relation for Low-Mass, Main Sequence Stars
Dynamo saturation and the saturation of magnetic activity, as evidenced by the flattening of the Ro- Rx relation in Wright et al. (2011), is not yet fully understood, but may provide further insight into the apparent disagreement between our rotation and x-ray analyses.
Reevaluating the Mass-Radius Relation for Low-Mass, Main Sequence Stars
For HD 122563 this could be due to the fact that they use 2MASS photometry that is saturated for this star (saturation limit Ks ∼ 4.0, Cutri et al. 2003).
Fundamental properties of the Population II fiducial stars HD 122563 and Gmb 1830 from CHARA interferometric observations
That is, for any infinite cardinal λ for which there is µ < λ ≤ 2µ , we construct a regular ultrafilter D on λ such that (i) for any model M of a stable theory or of the random graph, M λ /D is λ+ -saturated but (ii) if T h(N ) is not simple or not low then N λ /D is not λ+ -saturated.
A Dividing Line Within Simple Unstable Theories
Then there is a regular ultrafilter D on λ which saturates ultrapowers of al l countable stable theories and of the random graph, but fails to saturate ultrapowers of any non-low or non-simple theory.
A Dividing Line Within Simple Unstable Theories