desaturate

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Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ saturate.

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desaturate (third-person singular simple present desaturates, present participle desaturating, simple past and past participle desaturated)

  1. (transitive, of a colour) To lessen saturation.
  2. (medicine, intransitive) Of the oxygen saturation level in a one's hemoglobin, to decrease; to drop.

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