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unsaturated  (ʌnˈsætʃəˌreɪtɪd



  1. not saturated
  2. (of a chemical compound, esp an organic compound) containing one or more double or triple bonds and thus capable of undergoing addition reactions
  3. (of a fat, esp a vegetable fat) containing a high proportion of fatty acids having double bonds
  4. (of a solution) containing less solute than a saturated solution

Derived Forms

ˌunsatuˈration  noun


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