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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sat·u·rate /ˈsæʧəˌret/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sat·u·rate /ˈsæʧəˌret/ 及物動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sat·u·rate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Saturated p. pr. & vb. n. Saturating.]
 1. To cause to become completely penetrated, impregnated, or soaked; to fill fully; to sate.
    Innumerable flocks and herds covered that vast expanse of emerald meadow saturated with the moisture of the Atlantic.   --Macaulay.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sat·u·rate p. a.  Filled to repletion; saturated; soaked.
    Dries his feathers saturate with dew.   --Cowper.
 The sand beneath our feet is saturate
 With blood of martyrs.   --Longfellow.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: cause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic
           material, etc.) to unite with the greatest possible
           amount of another substance
      2: infuse or fill completely; "Impregnate the cloth with
         alcohol" [syn: impregnate]