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series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2) alkane , alkane series , methane series , paraffin , paraffin series
temperature at which the water vapor in the air becomes saturated and condensation begins dew point
underground surface below which the ground is wholly saturated with water groundwater level , water level , water table
any of various fine-grained silty soils that become waxy and very sticky mud when saturated with water gumbo , gumbo soil
saturated fatty acid that is the major fat in meat and dairy products hexadecanoic acid , palmitic acid
block of absorbent material saturated with ink; used to transfer ink evenly to a rubber stamp inking pad , inkpad , pad , stamp pad
saturated fatty acid occurring naturally in animal and vegetable fats myristic acid , tetradecanoic acid
waxy saturated fatty acid; occurs widely as a glyceride in animal and vegetable fats octadecanoic acid , stearic acid
any isomeric saturated hydrocarbon found in petroleum and used as a fuel and solvent octane
partially carbonized vegetable matter saturated with water; can be used as a fuel when dried peat
gauze saturated with petrolatum petrolatum gauze
slow-burning fuse consisting of a tube or cord filled or saturated with combustible matter; used to ignite detonators from a distance safety fuse
process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid) soak , soakage , soaking
quantity of a particular substance that can dissolve in a particular solvent (yielding a saturated solution) solubility
pressure exerted by a vapor; often understood to mean saturated vapor pressure (the vapor pressure of a vapor in contact with its liquid form) vapor pressure , vapour pressure
level below which the ground is saturated with water water table
water, level below which ground is saturated by water table
saturated with moisture wet
low area where the land is saturated with water wetland
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