toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

saturate
used in The Fountainhead

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
to completely wet

or:

to fill
in various senses, including:
  • chemistry:  saturate a solution — to fill a solution with as much of something as it can hold
  • business:  saturate a market — to fill a market with a good
  • advertising:  saturation advertising — to advertise a great deal
  • military:  saturation bombing — to bomb an area extensively
  • color theory:  color saturation — color intensity
  • biology:  saturated fat — filled with hydrogen atoms (most people eat more than is healthy)
  • physics:  magnetic saturation — intensity of a magnetic charge
  • There were no questions and no doubts when he stood on a platform over a sea of faces; the air was heavy, compact, saturated with a single solvent—admiration; there was no room for anything else.
    1.15 — Part 1 Chapter 15 (36% in)

There are no more uses of "saturate" in The Fountainhead.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®Wikipedia ArticlePictures — Google Images®