Adjective "undersaturated" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌʌndəˈsatʃʊreɪtɪd/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Falling short of being saturated with a particular constituent.
  1. 'To determine whether the water is supersaturated, saturated, or undersaturated with respect to the minerals present, a complete water analysis must be done, and the temperature and pressure of the environment must be known.'
  2. 'Transfer of oxygen from the atmosphere into natural waters will occur when the water is undersaturated with oxygen.'

Definitions

1. unsaturated (def 2).

More examples(as adjective)

"systems can be undersaturated."

"regions can be undersaturated."