As verbs the difference between saturate and maturate
is that saturate
is to cause to become completely penetrated, impregnated, or soaked (especially with a liquid) while maturate
is to bring to ripeness or maturity; to ripen.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To cause to become completely penetrated, impregnated, or soaked (especially with a liquid).
* 1815 , in the Annals of Philosophy , volume 6, page 332:
- Suppose, on the contrary, that a piece of charcoal saturated with hydrogen gas is put into a receiver filled with carbonic acid gas,
- Innumerable flocks and herbs covered that vast expanse of emerald meadow saturated with the moisture of the Atlantic.
- Rain saturated their clothes.
To satisfy the affinity of; to cause a substance to become inert by chemical combination with all that it can hold.
- After walking home in the driving rain, his clothes were saturated .
- One can saturate phosphorus with chlorine.
To bring to ripeness or maturity; to ripen.
To promote the perfect suppuration of (an abscess).
- A tree may be maturated artificially.