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Definition of "supersaturation" []

  • The condition of a solution being more highly concentrated than is normally possible (noun)
  • The condition of a vapour having a higher saturation vapour pressure than is normally possible (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "supersaturation" in a sentence
  • "Plates and stars again form near -15 C (5 F), and a combination of plates and columns are made around -30 C (-22 F) ... snow crystals tend to form simpler shapes when the humidity (supersaturation) is low, while more complex shapes at higher humidities."
  • "Between this supersaturation and his growing realization that he doesn't have the competence for the job will continue to drag him and the Democrats down. fubarnomo"
  • "Readilyavailable in 2 forms - I am told that either formulation should work for this experiment although the ratio of water to crystals necessary to achieve supersaturation will vary."