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unsaturated

1. (of a chemical compound, esp an organic compound) containing one or more double or triple bonds and thus capable of undergoing addition reactions
2. (of a fat, esp a vegetable fat) containing a high proportion of fatty acids having double bonds
3. (of a solution) containing less solute than a saturated solution

unsaturated

[¦ən′sach·ə‚rād·əd]
(mineralogy)
Referring to a mineral that will not form in the presence of free silica.
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