Not saturated; capable of dissolving more of a solute at the same temperature. (adjective)
Of a compound containing atoms sharing more than one valence bond, especially of an organic compound having one or more double bonds or triple bonds between carbon atoms. (adjective)
Not chromatically pure; diluted. (adjective)
Examples of word unsaturated
While the pulp contains 3% protein, the seeds provide a whopping 35% and are also high in unsaturated fatty acids, probably accounting for the Aztec and Maya appreciation of their food value.
Between the land surface and the aquifer water is a zone that hydrologists call the unsaturated zone.
Some butterbur products contain chemicals called unsaturated pyrrolizidine alkaloids, which can harm the liver.
These fats are also called unsaturated fats, and they not only prolong the metabolic boost of the carbohydrate they are combined with, but also are good for your heart and for the rest of your body.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that older men and women who follow a restricted-calorie diets and those rich in "healthy" fats (called unsaturated fatty acids) may protect the aging brain.