supersaturation
noun Date: 1791 the state of being supersaturated

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  • Supersaturation — Su per*sat u*ra tion, n. The operation of supersaturating, or the state of being supersaturated. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • supersaturation — index overage, plethora, surfeit, surplus Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Supersaturation — Enormous, highly pure, single crystal substances can be grown from a solution at the metastable boundary between an unsaturated and supersaturated solution. Here, a monopotassium phosphate crystal grown to create frequency doubling optics for the …   Wikipedia

  • supersaturation — persotinimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. supersaturation vok. Übersättigung, f rus. пересыщение, n pranc. sursaturation, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • supersaturation — See supersaturate. * * * …   Universalium

  • supersaturation — noun a) The condition of a solution being more highly concentrated that is normally possible b) the condition of a vapour having a higher saturation vapour pressure than is normally possible See Also: supersaturated …   Wiktionary

  • supersaturation —    A liquid that is over saturated with respect to whatever particles may be contained in the fluid …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • supersaturation — n. (Chemistry, Physics) act of supersaturating; state of being supersaturated …   English contemporary dictionary

  • supersaturation — su·per·saturation …   English syllables

  • supersaturation — noun see supersaturate …   Useful english dictionary

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