Sat"u*rate (?), v. t. [imp. & p.
p. Saturated (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
Saturating.] [L. saturatus, p. p. of saturare to
saturate, fr. satur full of food, sated. See Satire.]
1. To cause to become completely penetrated,
impregnated, or soaked; to fill fully; to sate.
Innumerable flocks and herds covered that vast expanse
of emerald meadow saturated with the moisture of the
Fill and saturate each kind Emerson.
With good according to its mind.
2. (Chem.) To satisfy the affinity of;
to cause to become inert by chemical combination with all that it can
hold; as, to saturate phosphorus with chlorine.
Sat"u*rate (?), p. a. [L.
saturatus, p. p.] Filled to repletion; saturated;
Dries his feathers saturate with
The sand beneath our feet is saturate Longfellow.
With blood of martyrs.