Saturate

Definition of Saturate

Sat´u`rate
v. t.1.To cause to become completely penetrated, impregnated, or soaked; to fill fully; to sate.
[imp. & p. p. Saturated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Saturating.]
Fill and saturate each kind
With good according to its mind.
- Emerson.
2.(Chem.) To satisfy the affinity of; to cause to become inert by chemical combination with all that it can hold; as, to saturate phosphorus with chlorine.
p. a.1.Filled to repletion; saturated; soaked.
Dries his feathers saturate with dew.
- Cowper.
The sand beneath our feet is saturate
With blood of martyrs.
- Longfellow.

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