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saturant

[sach-er-uh nt] /ˈsætʃ ər ənt/
noun
1.
something that causes saturation.
adjective
2.
that saturates; saturating.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; < Latin saturant- (stem of saturāns, present participle of saturāre to saturate), equivalent to satur- full, well-fed (akin to sad) + -ant- -ant
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  • saturant and coating asphalts are, however, end products for some companies since they are not always produced at roofing plants.
  • Immediately after solidification of the zinc bonding medium, the fibers shall be thoroughly impregnated with an asphalt saturant.
British Dictionary definitions for saturant

saturant

/ˈsætʃərənt/
noun
1.
the substance that causes a solution, etc, to be saturated
adjective
2.
(of a substance) causing saturation
Word Origin
C18: from Latin saturāns
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