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used in The Sound and the Fury

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to completely wet


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
  • ...feed her again I ran down the hillin that vacuum of crickets like a breath travellingacross a mirror she was lying in the water her head on the sand spit the water flowingabout her hips there was alittle more light in the water her skirt half saturated flopped alongher flanks to the waters motion in heavy ripples goingnowhere renewed themselves of their own movement I stoodon the bank I could smell the honeysuckle on the water gap the air seemed to drizzle with honeysuckle and with the...
    2 — June 2, 1910 (74% in)

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