supernatant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

super- +‎ natant

Adjective[edit]

supernatant (not comparable)

  1. (of a liquid) Lying above a sediment or precipitate
  2. Floating on the surface of a liquid
    oil supernatant on water

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Noun[edit]

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supernatant (plural supernatants)

  1. The liquid that lies above a sediment or precipitate; supernate
  2. Material that floats on the surface of a liquid

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

supernatant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of supernatō