Definition of "undersaturated" [un•der•sat•u•ra•ted]

  • (adjective) Insufficiently saturated
  • (adjective) (of igneous rock) Having minerals without free silica

Use "undersaturated" in a sentence

  • "Color images were a bit undersaturated and a good bit less vibrant than an LCD display, but certainly acceptable."
  • "In contrast, the f CO2 profile of Atlantic-origin waters shows that waters below 50 m in the Eurasian Basin are undersaturated and will take up atmospheric CO2 if moved onto the shelf by upwelling [15]."
  • "Data to the left of the dotted line are undersaturated and to the right are over-saturated."

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