Unsaturated

Definition of Unsaturated

Un`sat´u`ra`ted
a.1.Capable of absorbing or dissolving to a greater degree; as, an unsaturated solution.
2.(Chem.) Capable of taking up, or of uniting with, certain other elements or compounds, without the elimination of any side product; thus, aldehyde, ethylene, and ammonia are unsaturated; benzene has three unsaturated bonds. The term is applied most commonly to compounds with a double or triple bond between two carbon atoms (as in ethylene).

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concentrated, saturated
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