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saturate
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

2 uses
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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
  • Two months later, after a campaign of saturation bombing, America seized Kwajalein.
    p. 215.7
  • More than one thousand planes saturated the landscape with nearly forty-five hundred tons of Spam and fruit cocktail, soup, chocolate, medicine, clothing, and countless other treasures.
    p. 316.7

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