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Definition of Supersaturated solution

Supersaturated solution Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
General Chemistry Glossary
A supersaturated solution has concentration of solute that is higher than its solubility . A crystal of solute dropped into a supersaturated solution grows; excess solute is deposited out of the solution until the concentration falls to the equilibrium solubility.
Technical English by wpv
A solution of a salt or mineral with a concentration beyond the normal saturation point.
Supersaturated solution Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Supersaturation is a state of a solution that contains more of the dissolved material than could be dissolved by the solvent under normal circumstances. It can also refer to a vapor of a compound that has a higher (partial) pressure than the vapor pressure of that compound.

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