Usage examples for unsaturated

  1. Vegetable oils with high proportions of unsaturated fats, the kind that all the authorities push because they contain no cholesterol, go rancid rapidly upon very brief exposure to air. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  2. Whenever, in such cases, the air begins to move and the wind blows, the saturated air is mixed with the larger portion of unsaturated air, and evaporation is again increased. – Dry-Farming by John A. Widtsoe
  3. The changes due to direct oxidization of the coal substances usually cannot be detected by the eye, but as they involve the oxidization of the carbon and available hydrogen and the absorption of the oxygen by unsaturated hydrocarbons, they are the chief cause of the weathering losses in heat value. – Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
  4. In certain fields, oil and gas have been found in the tops of anticlines in water- saturated rocks, and farther down the flanks of folds or in synclines in unsaturated rocks. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith