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- adj. More concentrated than is normally possible.
- adj. Having a vapor pressure higher than is normally possible.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of supersaturate.
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- adj. being more concentrated than normally possible and therefore not in equilibrium
As the gold-aluminum bead absorbed the gases, it became "supersaturated" with silicon and germanium, causing them to precipitate and form wires.
As the melted gold-aluminum bead absorbed the silicon, it became "supersaturated" with silicon, causing the silicon to precipitate and form wires.
Oxygen-saturated blood can reduce heart muscle damage after an attack WASHINGTON - An infusion of blood that is "supersaturated" with oxygen (SS02) can reduce the amount of damaged heart muscle immediately following a life-threatening heart attack, say researchers.
This causes the particles to become "supersaturated" with silicon from the gas, which will then precipitate into a solid, forming a wire that grows vertically.
With increasing exposure, the liquid gold eventually contains too much silicon and is said to become "supersaturated," and the silicon precipitates as a solid, causing the nanowire to begin forming.
"supersaturated" with oxygen (SS02) can reduce the amount of damaged heart muscle immediately following a life-threatening heart attack.
The crystals formed when the caverns were completely filled with hot water (warmer than 50 degrees C) supersaturated with calcium sulphate (gypsum) for very long periods of time.
"Over time, the water becomes supersaturated with carbon dioxide which can be detonated by an earthquake, heavy rainfall or rising temperatures," he says.
The conjunction of plush colors gives everything in the room a supersaturated Day-Glo kitchiness.
She used new dyeing techniques to get supersaturated colors into her collection.
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