Definition of oversaturated in English:

oversaturated

adjective

  • 1Excessively saturated; supersaturated.

  • 2Geology. Designating a rock or magma in which there is free silica or other specified oxide.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From over- + saturated.

Pronunciation

oversaturated

/ˌəʊvəˈsatjʊreɪtɪd//ˌəʊvəˈsatʃʊreɪtɪd/