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supersaturate

 [soo″per-sach´u-rāt]
to add more of an ingredient than can be held in solution permanently.
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su·per·sat·u·rate

(sū'pĕr-sach'ŭ-rāt),
To make a solution hold more of a salt or other substance in solution than it will dissolve when in equilibrium with that salt in the solid phase; such solutions are usually unstable with respect to precipitating the excess salt or substance and becoming saturated.
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su·per·sat·u·rate

(sū'pĕr-sach'ŭr-āt)
To make a solution hold more of a salt or other substance in solution than it will dissolve when in equilibrium with that salt in the solid phase; such solutions are usually unstable with respect to precipitating the excess salt or substance and to becoming saturated.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The key mechanism, referred to as eddy hopping [the term introduced in Grabowski and Wang (2013)], conjectures following Cooper (1989) that droplets arriving at a given location within a turbulent cloud follow different trajectories and the variability of supersaturation along these trajectories broadens the droplet distribution.
placebo on urinary supersaturation. The second phase was an open label one year study of Cystone[R] to determine if renal stone burden decreased, as assessed by quantitative and subjective assessment of CT.
At a given fluid velocity V and surface temperature Ts, systematic decrease of scaling delay time with increasing CaS[O.sub.4] concentration, expressed in terms of supersaturation ratio S, was entirely in accord with classical nucleation kinetics.
The predictability of the relative urinary supersaturation from the Bonn-Risk-Index for calcium oxalate stone formation.
Supersaturations ([omega], Table 1) were obtained for calcite at the various levels of DIC for the artificial seawater by use of Mineql+ (version 3.0, Environmental Research Software, Hallowell, ME).
Kramer, M., and Coauthors, 2009: Ice supersaturation and cirrus cloud crystal numbers.
The daily-mean CCN concentration at a supersaturation of 0.1% is shown, which we showed earlier (Figs.
In fact, at low degrees of supersaturation, such a building unit skitters about on the crystal surface, and will most likely fly off the crystal face before more cubes can adhere next to it.