Supersaturation

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Supersaturation The operation of supersaturating, or the state of being supersaturated.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n supersaturation The operation of saturating to excess, or of adding to beyond saturation; the state of being supersaturated.
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Usage

In literature:

Again, take a glass balloon containing a solution of alum supersaturated by heat.
"The Life of the Fly" by J. Henri Fabre
The air seems supersaturated with electricity, flashing and crackling on every hand.
"America To-day, Observations and Reflections" by William Archer
White sugar to be washed is thoroughly mixed with a sugar sirup supersaturated.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 832, December 12, 1891" by Various
I travelled in Lunda, when the sponges were all supersaturated.
"The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death, Volume I (of 2), 1866-1868" by David Livingstone
In the technical language of chemists and physicists it begins to get supersaturated.
"Falling in Love" by Grant Allen
Apotheosis, Indefeasible, Feasibility, Supersaturated, Prolongation, Meridional, Ferruginous, Fastidiousness.
"Parker's Second Reader" by Richard G. Parker
Supersaturation may also be overcome in many cases by vigorously shaking or stirring the solution.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
Solution of fixed alkali supersaturated with carbonic acid.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
Suspended transformation and supersaturation, 113.
"The Phase Rule and Its Applications" by Alexander Findlay
This might be in some ways an advantage, but living in such supersaturated air would have many disadvantages.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8" by Various
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In news:

How do I obtain supersaturation for chemicals in which solubility increases with temperature until after a point, it decreases.
What type of supersaturation is it.
Relative supersaturation for calcium oxalate monohydrate .
I came across the relative supersaturation for calcium oxalate monohydrate (Ca2C2O4.H2O) as 1.2.
Relative supersaturation for calcium oxalate monohydrate.
Revision of D4328 - 08 Standard Practice for Calculation of Supersaturation of Barium Sulfate, Strontium Sulfate, and Calcium Sulfate Dihydrate (Gypsum) in Brackish Water, Seawater , and Brines.
Revision of D4328 - 08 Standard Practice for Calculation of Supersaturation of Barium Sulfate , Strontium Sulfate , and Calcium Sulfate Dihydrate (Gypsum) in Brackish Water, Seawater, and Brines.
Pole 's sounds are dense, supersaturated, and meticulously textured.
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In science:

There is growing experimental support for electric field induced nucleation of solute particles in supersaturated solutions.
A phenomenological theory of nonphotochemical laser induced nucleation
The power of metastability in the system is described by the value of supersaturation ζ defined as the ratio of surplus number density of molecules to the saturated number density of molecules.
General trends of the late period of evolution in the quasichemical model of nucleation
The previous equation to get the supersaturation is not a unique way to do it.
General trends of the late period of evolution in the quasichemical model of nucleation
This gives ρc in quasiequilibrium and a new value of supersaturation.
General trends of the late period of evolution in the quasichemical model of nucleation
Cloud model: The Tsuji models assume that dust forms in the photosphere as soon as the thermodynamical condition for condensation is met, i.e. the supersaturation S = 1.
A comparison of chemistry and dust cloud formation in ultracool dwarf model atmospheres
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