saturated vs unsaturated vs unsaturated hydrocarbons

saturated unsaturated unsaturated hydrocarbons


  • 1) chemistry Having all available valence bonds filled; especially of any organic compound containing only single bonds between carbon atoms.
  • 2) comparable Soaked or drenched with moisture.
  • 3) not comparable, chemistry, of a solution Containing all the solute that can normally be dissolved at a given temperature.
  • 4) not comparable Full; unable to hold or contain any more.
  • 5) Combined with or containing all the solute that can normally be dissolved at a given temperature.
  • 6) Unable to hold or contain more; full.
  • 7) Relating to an organic compound, especially a fatty acid, containing the maximum number of hydrogen atoms and only single bonds between the carbon atoms.
  • 8) Relating to minerals that can crystallize from magmas even in the presence of excess silica.
  • 9) Soaked with moisture; drenched.
  • 10) (Chem.) Having its affinity satisfied; combined with all it can hold; -- said of certain atoms, radicals, or compounds. Contrasted with unsaturated.
  • 11) Filled to repletion; holding by absorption, or in solution, all that is possible.
  • 12) (Optics) a color not diluted with white; a pure unmixed color, like those of the spectrum.
  • 13) being the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance
  • 14) used especially of organic compounds; having all available valence bonds filled
  • 15) (of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or grey or black
  • 16) Simple past tense and past participle of saturate.


  • 1) chemistry, of a solution Not saturated; capable of dissolving more of a solute at the same temperature.
  • 2) chemistry Of a compound containing atoms sharing more than one valence bond, especially of an organic compound having one or more double bonds or triple bonds between carbon atoms.
  • 3) of a colour Not chromatically pure; diluted.
  • 4) Of or relating to an organic compound, especially a fatty acid, containing one or more double or triple bonds between the carbon atoms.
  • 5) Capable of dissolving more of a solute at a given temperature.
  • 6) (Chem.) Capable of taking up, or of uniting with, certain other elements or compounds, without the elimination of any side product. The term is applied most commonly to compounds with a double or triple bond between two carbon atoms (as in ethylene).
  • 7) Capable of absorbing or dissolving to a greater degree.
  • 8) not saturated; capable of dissolving more of a substance at a given temperature
  • 9) (of color) not chromatically pure; diluted
  • 10) used of a compound (especially of carbon) containing atoms sharing more than one valence bond
  • 11) Notsaturated.


  • 1) Diving at this depth and for such a prolonged period of time had saturated their blood with nitrogen.
  • 2) It was wrapped up, tightly, in his jacket, and the coarse brown fabric --- like the bird itself --- was saturated with blood.
  • 3) The tank was full and the cloth was immediately saturated with gasoline.
  • 4) The term saturated means that the carbon atoms in a chain hold as many hydrogen atoms as they can.
  • 5) Whereas such non-scientific dolts as Jane Brody describe saturated fats as being ‘artery clogging’ in fact, most of them think of the term saturated fats as being incomplete unless written as artery-clogging saturated fats, the scientific dolts talk of the ‘putative risk for heart disease’ concerns about saturated fats.
  • 6) But chocolate, especially milk chocolate, has downsides: It is high in saturated fat and calories, and cocoa butter can raise cholesterol.
  • 7) Avoid fast food and other junk foods that are high in saturated fat, sodium and sugar.
  • 8) The harmful effects of trans and certain saturated fats, refined carbohydrates, and other food additives or toxins are well known in the medical literature.
  • 9) In comparison, studies show that relatively small preventive steps — such as exercising regularly, eating a healthy diet low in saturated fat, and not smoking — can make a real difference in lowering your risk of having a stroke in the first place.
  • 10) Blog posts by Science writer Madolyn Bowman Rogers and other experts on May 7 pointed out that the NIH panel concluded that studies "consistently associated" a higher risk of Alzheimer's with diabetes, depression and current tobacco use and "consistently associated" a lower risk of Alzheimer's with physical activity, a Mediterranean diet (low in saturated fat, high in grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, fish and olive oil) and high levels of cognitive activity.
  • 11) Trans fat, certain saturated fats, excess sugar and excess sodium are less potent, but more prevalent toxins than arsenic -- and similar thinking should apply.
  • 12) ‘Nearly level topography, where soil usually drains poorly, may also result in surface movement of materials by water when a saturated condition in the soil causes high runoff.’
  • 13) ‘White granite boulders were loosened from the surrounding hills, split using water saturated wooden stakes, and painstakingly shaped into building blocks.’
  • 14) ‘Soon, almost incredibly, I saw three life-jacketed figures lift a thoroughly saturated tuxedo-wearing form onto the police boat.’
  • 15) ‘The rising waters and saturated earth did not matter.’
  • 16) ‘Be sure to watch for water spraying and overly saturated spots.’
  • 17) ‘Pollutants move with the water through the saturated soil only to travel into wells, streams, and ditches.’
  • 18) ‘Casey rubbed her eyes and ran her hands over her saturated hair.’
  • 19) ‘Seedlings planted in saturated soils or standing water will suffer from asphyxiation and probably die.’
  • 20) ‘They should feel heavy and thoroughly saturated, but they should not be falling apart.’
  • 21) ‘The presence of moisture in air conditioning ducts is common since the air leaving the air conditioner evaporator is saturated.’
  • 22) ‘My lungs, dry like sandpaper from all the smoke, craved the saturated Washington air.’
  • 23) ‘Water vapor rose from the saturated ground, adding to the heat from the wood- and charcoal-fired smokers.’
  • 24) ‘Even after the surface flood water has receded, the soil may remain saturated for some time.’
  • 25) ‘In the wet season, their clothes were saturated and rotting, their boots full of water.’
  • 26) ‘High volumes of very hot and dry air moving through shallow beds of grain result in the air leaving the grain mass much less saturated compared to deep-bed, in-bin drying systems.’
  • 27) ‘By the end of May the nearly saturated soil in the mountains could absorb little additional moisture.’
  • 28) ‘With three saturated sleeping bags, a bucket leaking tent that was close to collapsing, and our gear either soaking wet or caked with mud, I guess it was safe to say that we had certainly had enough.’
  • 29) ‘If you've used a pressure washer, the surface of the wood will be damp but not saturated, and should dry fairly quickly.’
  • 30) ‘Ammonia is not effectively utilized by plants and microorganisms in saturated soil.’
  • 31) ‘Open the door and breathe in the mossy, earthy smell of saturated soil.’
  • 32) ‘To maintain the saturated solution, add more of the distilled water or Ammonium Dichromate, always ensuring that a fine slurry of crystals is present on the bottom.’
  • 33) ‘I held the saturated bisulfite solution at arms length and slowly added the sulfuric acid.’
  • 34) ‘If a hot saturated sugar solution is allowed to cool slowly, the sugar comes out of solution and crystallizes on the bottom of the container.’
  • 35) ‘The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of accelerated aging of wheat seeds either over a saturated solution of sodium chloride or over water.’
  • 36) ‘Is it possible make a saturated solution of benzoic acid using methylene chloride as the solvent?’
  • 37) ‘In the US, an already saturated news market realised that priorities had to shift.’
  • 38) ‘A new nomenclature system for the linear saturated hydrocarbons is proposed.’
  • 39) ‘Consumption of products such as soy milk also rose as consumers sought ways of reducing levels of saturated fat and cholesterol in their diets.’
  • 40) ‘The Mediterranean diet is lighter on the saturated fats found in meat and dairy products, and heavier on mono-unsaturated fats, found in olive oil and walnuts.’
  • 41) ‘At first glance, a serving of the lasagna appears to have 16 grams of fat - seven of them saturated.’
  • 42) ‘A 4-ounce wedge of this creamy lemon pie provides 320 calories and 10 grams of fat (3.5 grams saturated).’
  • 43) ‘Most foods contain several different kinds of fat - including saturated, polyunsaturated, monounsaturated and trans fat - and some types are better for your health than others are.’
  • 44) ‘As for fat, there are two main different types of fat: saturated and unsaturated.’
  • 45) ‘Its low refractive index, compared with that of the pigments, cause the scattering of considerable amounts of incident light, resulting in less saturated colours.’
  • 46) ‘The image is bright and crisp with fully saturated colours.’
  • 47) ‘Brilliant saturated colours are allowed to interlock in these irregular, but organically shaped patches.’
  • 48) ‘The colours are heavily saturated: her red dress billows against a deep blue sky.’
  • 49) ‘On closer inspection, their active, tactile surfaces, particularly in the earlier works, consists of a rich and broad range of saturated colours underscored by earth tones.’
  • 50) ‘Verster then paints fields and loose approximations of subjects in rich swathes of highly saturated colour, sometimes removing paint to model his images.’
  • 51) ‘The saturated colours and grainy quality of the film evoke sticky, gritty skin and sweat; shot almost entirely on location, you can almost smell it.’
  • 52) ‘In 1962 Frankenthaler changed from oil to acrylic paint, which allowed her to achieve more richly saturated colour.’
  • 53) ‘The saturated colours of the garments worn by the rather corpulent figures in de Hooch's painting suggest that this was one of his later works.’
  • 54) ‘Clean, blip and fleck free pictures, well saturated colors, and a dash of light grain with a splash of digital edge enhancement make for a satisfactory overall presentation.’
  • 55) ‘The colours are no longer saturated, indeed they take on a certain mistiness.’
  • 56) ‘Amir Mokri's cinematography is dominated by warm, deeply saturated hues, and loads of shadows.’
  • 57) ‘Despite the saturated hues, a quietness, partially the result of craft, characterizes the sculpture.’
  • 58) ‘The colour seems less saturated than it could be, or maybe my eye demands a denser surface.’
  • 59) ‘Colors are bright and well saturated without bleeding or smearing.’
  • 60) ‘The colors and flesh tones are all very bright and well saturated while the black levels look deep and dark.’
  • 61) ‘The full color palette is properly saturated and detailed.’
  • 62) ‘The colors in the exterior scenes in India are bright and deeply saturated, but once the film's tone becomes grimmer, the color palette becomes muted and desaturated.’
  • 63) ‘Used as a simple camera, it renders rich, deeply saturated colors.’
  • 64) ‘Still, there are brightly lit daylight scenes which show off more saturated color and natural skin tones.’


  • 1) ‘In common with all unsaturated hydrocarbons hydrogen can be added across the double bond to produce ethane.’
  • 2) ‘Thus conjugation can occur in molecules in which the unsaturated sites are close in space but are separated by more than a single covalent bond.’
  • 3) ‘The unsaturated benzene ring readily reacts with halogens, rapidly discoloring bromine water.’
  • 4) ‘These unsaturated hydrocarbons are readily oxidised and polymerised, which can reduce the oil's shelf life.’
  • 5) ‘When unsaturated organic compounds are used as the starting point the alcohol is made by the addition of water to the double or triple bond.’
  • 6) ‘The vitamin E requirement has long been known to increase with increased intakes of unsaturated fats.’
  • 7) ‘Most of the fat in peanuts is unsaturated which has been shown to lower one's LDL-cholesterol levels.’
  • 8) ‘There are two basic kinds of fat: saturated and unsaturated.’
  • 9) ‘True, pistachios are fatty, but most of the fat is of the desirable unsaturated kind.’
  • 10) ‘The fat is mainly unsaturated, so potentially healthful, although all fats are equally high in calories (nine calories per gram).’

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