soaked, impregnated, or imbued thoroughly; charged thoroughly or completely; brought to a state of saturation.
(of colors) of maximum chroma or purity; of the highest intensity of hue; free from admixture of white.
Chemistry. (of a solution) containing the maximum amount of solute capable of being dissolved under given conditions. (of an organic compound) containing no double or triple bonds; having each single bond attached to an atom or group. (of an inorganic compound) having no free valence electrons.
to cause (a substance) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance, through solution, chemical combination, or the like.