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- n. The condition of a solution being more highly concentrated than is normally possible
- n. the condition of a vapour having a higher saturation vapour pressure than is normally possible
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The operation of supersaturating, or the state of being supersaturated.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The operation of saturating to excess, or of adding to beyond saturation; the state of being supersaturated.
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Plates and stars again form near -15 C (5 F), and a combination of plates and columns are made around -30 C (-22 F) ... snow crystals tend to form simpler shapes when the humidity (supersaturation) is low, while more complex shapes at higher humidities.
Between this supersaturation and his growing realization that he doesn't have the competence for the job will continue to drag him and the Democrats down. fubarnomo
Readilyavailable in 2 forms - I am told that either formulation should work for this experiment although the ratio of water to crystals necessary to achieve supersaturation will vary.
Carbon dioxide supersaturation in the surface waters of lakes.
Even though the waters are likely to remain supersaturated, the degree of supersaturation affects the rate of coral calcification.
In the current socioeconomic order, an order marked by the supersaturation of sexual images throughout cultural marketplace, only desire itself is real.
Mean dissolved oxygen readings 100% saturation (supersaturation) were frequently observed.
How does it happen, for instance, that at a supersaturation of around .1 g per cubic meter, crystals are with decreasing temperature hexagonal plates, then columns, then plates, then columns again?
When grown at -15 degrees Centigrade and high supersaturation, right where the morphology diagram predicts the thinnest crystals, but at less than one quarter of normal atmospheric pressure, all the facets grow at about the same very slow rate and the crystals look blocky and ordinary.
Dilution of seawater showed that carbonate supersaturation values were considerably lower than the theoretical values.