1 cause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material, etc.) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance
2 infuse or fill completely; "Impregnate the cloth with alcohol" [syn: impregnate]
EtymologyFrom New Latin saturatus, perfect passive participle of saturare, from saturus, future passive participle, from satis, enough.
To become penetrated or soaked
To cause a substance to become inert by chemical combination with all that it can hold
Saturate can mean:
saturate in Italian: Saturate
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