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Unsaturated Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Unsaturated

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This is the chemical structure of propyne, an unsaturated compound.

This is the chemical structure of propyne, an unsaturated compound

Todd Helmenstine
Unsaturated Definition: When referring to solutions, being able to dissolve more solute. When referring to organic compounds, containing double or triple carbon-carbon bonds.

Examples: Examples of saturated organic molecules include HC=CH and H2C=O

 

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