Immersed vs Saturated - What's the difference?

immersed | saturated |


As verbs the difference between immersed and saturated

is that immersed is (immerse) while saturated is (saturate).

As an adjective saturated is

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

immersed

English

Verb

(head)
  • (immerse)
  • Anagrams

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    immerse

    English

    Verb

    (immers)
  • To put under the surface of a liquid; to dunk.
  • Archimedes determined the volume of objects by immersing them in water.
  • To involve deeply
  • The sculptor immersed himself in anatomic studies.
  • (mathematics)
  • * 2002 , Kari Jormakka, Flying Dutchmen: Motion in Architecture (page 40)
  • Thus, in mathematical terms a Klein bottle cannot be "embedded" but only "immersed " in three dimensions as an embedding has no self-intersections but an immersion may have them.

    Synonyms

    * submerge

    Derived terms

    * immersion * immersive

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Immersed; buried; sunk.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • After a long enquiry of things immerse in matter, I interpose some object which is immateriate, or less materiate; such as this of sounds.
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    saturated

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (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.