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saturator

[sach-uh-rey-ter] /ˈsætʃ əˌreɪ tər/
noun
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Chemistry. a device for saturating an inert gas with the vapor of a volatile liquid by slowly bubbling the gas through it.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; saturate + -or2
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  • saturator means the equipment in which asphalt is applied to felt to make asphalt roofing products.
  • Keep the coater and saturator temperatures as low as manufacturing specifications and variables will tolerate.
  • Gasoline vapors from marine loading operations are drawn through a flame arrester and a saturator.

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