Meaning of unsaturated
Pronunciation: (un-sach'u-rā"tid), [key]
- not saturated; having the power to dissolve still more of a substance.
- (of an organic compound) having a double or triple bond and capable of taking on elements or groups by direct chemical combination without the liberation of other elements or compounds, as ethylene, CH=CH; undersaturated.
- unsaturated (Thesaurus)