• Gridiron Saturator
    Gridiron Saturator
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Saturant (Chem) A substance used to neutralize or saturate the affinity of another substance.
    • Saturant (Med) An antacid, as magnesia, used to correct acidity of the stomach.
    • a Saturant Impregnating to the full; saturating.
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Pendant Saturator Pendant Saturator

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Goat meat contains up to 45 percent less saturated fat than chicken meat
    • saturant Saturating; impregnating or soaking to fullness.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Saturant saturating
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  • George Steiner
    “Words that are saturated with lies or atrocity, do not easily resume life.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. saturans, p. pr. See Saturate
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. saturāre, -ātumsatur, full, akin to satis, enough.


In literature:

QUICKSAND, sandbank so saturated with water that it gives way under pressure; found near the mouths of rivers.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
The snow near it was saturated with blood, and the trap, clog, and all were gone.
"Frank, the Young Naturalist" by Harry Castlemon
The cover is then gently lowered, and the whole space beneath the cover filled and the tissue completely saturated.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 492, June 6, 1885" by Various
The meadows, ever breathing freshness, are now saturated with dew, and I feel the damp of the night air on my heated limbs.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 19, No. 537, March 10, 1832" by Various
We fortunately found water in a low place, and with difficulty lighted a fire, everything being saturated with rain.
"Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by John MacGillivray
It was a cloth, saturated with chloroform.
"The Penalty" by Gouverneur Morris
Mohammed-si-Koualdia had stopped taking hashish, because he was saturated with it.
"Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories" by Edited by Julian Hawthorne
So I ought to reflect, morning after morning, until my brain is saturated with the cases of these individuals.
"The Human Machine" by E. Arnold Bennett
The ground has become saturated with water, and the small branches are swollen into large streams.
"What I Saw in California" by Edwin Bryant
The plains were not yet at all saturated, although become too soft for our carts.
"Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Vol 2 (of 2)" by Thomas Mitchell

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:

Low quality limes saturate the market.
It's an apt antidote to today's sleek, technology-saturated world.
ALBANY – The morning didn't look very promising for the Giants, as their first practice of training camp was threatened to become a washout with steady rain falling and the grass fields became saturated.
330 calories, 13g of fat, 7g saturated, 51g carbohydrates 44g of them sugar, 10g protein.
'Tis the season for politics as campaign signs saturate the land.
However, it is the large sums of money pouring in from outside Santa Monica from Political Action Committees and Independent Expenditure Committees that are leading to a saturation of campaign mailers at doorsteps across the city.
"We're at the saturation point where someone has to say enough is enough.".
Base Resistence needed to drive transistor into saturation .
Seven arrested in Frederick city saturation patrols Wednesday and Saturday.
One person was arrested following an eight-hour driving-under-influence saturation patrol operation in San Bernardino Wednesday night, officials said.
Police Issue More Than 150 Citations In Saturation Patrol.
You can trim video length, crop video area, set video brightness, contrast, and saturation, and customize video/audio output settings.
Enforcement aimed at pulling drunk drivers off the road this holiday season continues tonight with sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols in Stanislaus County.
The deal continues the Miami-based chain's focus on expanding in emerging markets at a time when the fast food industry is becoming increasingly saturated in the United States.
8 g fat (5 g saturated.

In science:

In order to determine the temperature dependence of the saturation fluence, Fsat , we fit the data with the simple saturation model, which is described in detail in Ref. .
Dynamics of photoinduced Charge Density Wave-metal phase transition in K0.3MoO3
If M is not sufficiently saturated, then we can go to a saturated extension M ′ to get an M ′ -definable isomorphism f : G(M ′ ) → G′ (M ′ ) as above, and therefore (quantifying over the parameters) also an M -definable isomorphism from G(M ) to G′ (M ).
On the homotopy type of definable groups in an o-minimal structure
The most important for target selection is SATUR , which is set if any pixel in a source or its ‘parent’ is saturated.
Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): The input catalogue and star-galaxy separation
The dipole approach of Marquet, Peschanski and Soyez (MPS ) proposes an extension of the saturation model , geometric scaling being extended to non-forward amplitudes with a linear t dependence of the saturation scale.
Diffractive Electroproduction of rho and phi Mesons at HERA
Pi , Tj ) is the calculated saturation, and qexp (Pi , Tj ) is the experimental saturation.
Simple isotherm equations to fit type I adsorption data