Saturant
Saturant Sat"u*rant, a. [L. saturans, p. pr. See {Saturate}.] Impregnating to the full; saturating. [1913 Webster]

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  • saturant — saturant, ante [ satyrɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1846; n. m. « absorbant » 1765; de saturer ♦ Sc. Qui produit la saturation d une solution, d une combinaison, etc. Pression maximale de vapeur saturante : pression atteinte au cours d une vaporisation… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • saturant — SATURÁNT, Ă, saturanţi, te, adj. 1. (Despre factori fizici) Care se află în contact cu lichidul care l a produs. ♦ (impr.) Saturat. 2. Care are proprietatea de a satura. – Din fr. saturant. Trimis de LauraGellner, 17.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98 … …   Dicționar Român

  • Saturant — Sat u*rant, n. 1. (Chem.) A substance used to neutralize or saturate the affinity of another substance. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) An antacid, as magnesia, used to correct acidity of the stomach. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saturant — saturant, ante (sa tu ran, ran t ) adj. Qui a la propriété de saturer, d absorber …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • saturant — [sach′ə rənt] adj. [L saturans, prp.] that saturates; saturating n. a substance that saturates …   English World dictionary

  • saturant — I. ˈsachərənt adjective Etymology: Latin saturant , saturans, present participle of saturare to saturate : impregnating to the full : saturating II. noun ( s) : a substance used to saturate another * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • saturant — /sach euhr euhnt/, n. 1. something that causes saturation. adj. 2. that saturates; saturating. [1745 55; < L saturant (s. of saturans, prp. of saturare to SATURATE), equiv. to satur full, well fed (akin to SAD) + ant ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • saturant — sat•u•rant [[t]ˈsætʃ ər ənt[/t]] n. 1) something that causes saturation 2) causing saturation; saturating • Etymology: 1745–55; < L saturant , s. of saturāns, prp. of saturāre to saturate; see ant …   From formal English to slang

  • saturant — noun Date: circa 1775 something that saturates …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • saturant — noun a substance which is used to saturate another …   Wiktionary

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