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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of oversaturate.


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  • "The timing couldn't be worse for the market," said Marina Tukhin , head of asset-backed securities trading at Gleacher Descap in New York, referring to the effect of the Fed's auctions on the mortgage market, which she calls "oversaturated" with troubled assets.

    As 'Junk' Bonds Fall, Some Blame the Fed

  • It would sound rather wasteful to have it scrapped and dumped in oversaturated landfills instead of being repurposed.

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  • Beyond this region lie the great nations of Asia, "oversaturated" with population.

    Applied Eugenics

  • Lomo cameras are known to produce quirky effects such as oversaturated hues, out-of-focus shots, and vignetting.


  • - Mar 11, 2009 (Credit: Pocket-arts) Lomo cameras are known to produce quirky effects such as oversaturated hues, out-of-focus shots and vignetting, which are some of the trademarks of a shot taken with the shooter.

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  • Also, I’m reminded of Joss Whedon’s decision to insert old Western movie tropes into Firefly, including tropes that were a result of the film technology of the time — such as oversaturated shots, light spots in the camera lens, brief loss of focus in action shots, etc. Julian Sanchez

    Multimedia Dead Metaphors

  • Consequently, the cold air became oversaturated with water, and snowfall became excessive, especially in the polar regions.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Grippando is so good with creating plots that in this case he oversaturated his story.

    Jackie K. Cooper: Afraid of the Dark: A Couple of Plot Lines Too Many

  • Pilgrim's Pride Corp., a large poultry producer, lost $1 billion in 2008 as higher grain prices, an oversaturated chicken market and looming debts forced the Texas-based company into bankruptcy protection.

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  • Reggie and Ruthie are like a breath of fresh air in a market oversaturated with books about kids engaged in various self-destructive or scandalous behaviors.

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