supersaturated


supersaturated
Describes a solutionA mixture of one or more substances dissolved in a solvent to give a homogeneous mixture. that has a greater concentrationA measure of the ratio of the quantity of a substance to the quantity of solvent, solution, or ore. Also, the process of making something more concentrated. of a soluteThe substance added to a solvent to make a solution. than under equilibriumA state in which no net change is occurring, that is, in which the concentrations of reactants and products remain constant; chemical equilibrium is characterized by forward and reverse reactions occurring at the same rate. conditions.