|1.||[ adjective ] wet through and through; thoroughly wet|
|Synonyms:||soaked sodden soaking sopping drenched soppy|
"stood at the door drenched (or soaked) by the rain" "a shirt saturated with perspiration" "his shoes were sopping (or soaking)" "the speaker's sodden collar" "soppy clothes"
|2.||[ adjective ] being the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance|
"a saturated solution"
|Related terms:||unsaturated supersaturated|
|3.||[ adjective ] (chemistry) used especially of organic compounds; having all available valence bonds filled|
|Related terms:||unsaturated chemistry|
|4.||[ adjective ] (of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or gray or black|
|Related terms:||unsaturated intense|