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Meaning of UNSATURATED

Pronunciation:  un'satshu`reytid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  (of color) not chromatically pure; diluted; "an unsaturated red"
  2. [adj]  (chemistry) used of a compound (especially of carbon) containing atoms sharing more than one valence bond; "unsaturated fats"
  3. [adj]  not saturated; capable of dissolving more of a substance at a given temperature; "an unsaturated salt solution"
 

UNSATURATED is a 11 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: dull, polyunsaturated
 
 Antonyms: concentrated, pure, saturated
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*sat"u*ra`ted\, a.
1. Capable of absorbing or dissolving to a greater degree;
   as, an unsaturated solution.

2. (Chem.) Capable of taking up, or of uniting with, certain
   other elements or compounds, without the elimination of
   any side product; thus, aldehyde, ethylene, and ammonia
   are unsaturated.

 

 

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