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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.