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Verb: saturate  'sa-chu,reyt
  1. (chemistry) cause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance
  2. Infuse or fill completely
    "saturate the cloth with alcohol";
    - impregnate
  3. (business) supply enough to more than meet demand
    "It can take months or even years before a product can enter, let alone, break or saturate the market"

Derived forms: saturating, saturates, saturated

Type of: alter, change, fill, fill up, modify

Encyclopedia: Saturate, aromatic, resin and asphaltene