Definitions for "Saturated"
Having its affinity satisfied; combined with all it can hold; -- said of certain atoms, radicals, or compounds; thus, methane is a saturated compound. Contrasted with unsaturated.
An organic molecule is described as saturated if it is a closed shell species lacking double or triple bonds; forming a new bond to a saturated molecule requires the cleavage of an existing bond.
Fatty acids have long chains of carbon atoms, each with four bonding places, if all the free bonds are occupied by hydrogen atoms, the acid is said to be saturated. Oils consisting of mainly saturated fatty acids are generally solid at room temperature.
Filled to repletion; holding by absorption, or in solution, all that is possible; as, saturated garments; a saturated solution of salt.
describes a solution that holds as much solute as possible.
Water which has dissolved as much limestone or other material as it can under the prevailing conditions.
Keywords:  thoroughly, soak, fill, pores, soppy
a condition in which all voids (pores) between soil particles are filled with water.
to be filled to capacity.
Filled with water to a point where no more moisture can be absorbed.
unable to hold any more water
The state of soil when it is completely full of water and no more water can infiltrate.
containing the maximum amount of water a material can hold.
(of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or gray or black
The state of operation of a device or circuit in which there is no increase in output for an increase in input