Bombarded vs Saturated - What's the difference?

bombarded | saturated |

As verbs the difference between bombarded and saturated

is that bombarded is (bombard) while saturated is (saturate).

As an adjective saturated is

(not comparable) full; unable to hold or contain any more.




  • (bombard)

  • bombard



    (en noun)
  • a medieval primitive cannon, used chiefly in sieges for throwing heavy stone balls.
  • * Knolles
  • They planted in divers places twelve great bombards , wherewith they threw huge stones into the air, which, falling down into the city, might break down the houses.
  • (obsolete) a bassoon-like medieval instrument
  • (obsolete) a large liquor container made of leather, in the form of a jug or a bottle.
  • * 1610 , , act 2 scene 2
  • yond same black cloud, yond huge one, / looks like a foul bombard that would shed his liquor.
  • (poetic, rare) A bombardment.
  • (music) A bombardon.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To attack something with bombs, artillery shells or other missiles or projectiles.
  • (figuratively) To attack something or someone by directing objects at them.
  • (physics) To direct at a substance an intense stream of high-energy particles, usually sub-atomic or made of at most a few atoms.
  • Synonyms

    * bomb

    Derived terms

    * bombardier * bombardment * bombard phrase




  • (saturate)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (not comparable) Full; unable to hold or contain any more.
  • (comparable) Soaked or drenched with moisture.
  • (not comparable, chemistry, of a solution) Containing all the solute that can normally be dissolved at a given temperature.
  • (chemistry) Having all available valence bonds filled; especially of any organic compound containing only single bonds between carbon atoms.