Saturation meaning

săchə-rāshən
The definition of a saturation is a complete soaking or soaking up.

An example of a saturation is a sponge full of water.

An example of a saturation is a wall painted a deep red.

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Vividness of hue; degree of difference from a gray of the same lightness or brightness.
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(chemistry) The state of a compound or solution that is fully saturated.
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(physics) The condition in which, after a sufficient increase in a causal force, no further increase in the resultant effect is possible; e.g. the state of a ferromagnetic material that cannot be further magnetized.
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(meteorology) The state of the atmosphere when it is saturated with water vapour; 100% humidity.
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The vividness of a color's hue. Saturation measures the degree to which a color differs from a gray of the same darkness or lightness.
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The degree of purity of a color, as measured by its freedom from mixture with white; intensity of hue.
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The condition of a magnetic substance that has been magnetized to the maximum.
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The state of a physical system, such as a solution, containing as much of another substance, such as a solute, as is possible at a given temperature or pressure.
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The state of being a saturated organic compound.
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(1) On magnetic media, a condition in which the magnetizable particles are completely aligned and a more powerful writing signal will not improve the reading back.
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A point in a product’s life cycle when it is widely distributed. In order to sell more units, a company has to come up with a new, innovative marketing strategy to make the product appear fresh. Saturation likely is accompanied by widespread competition and pricing pressure.
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The act of saturating or the process of being saturated.
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(chemistry) The state of a saturated solution.
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(chemistry) The state of an organic compound that has no double or triple bonds.
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(art) The intensity or vividness of a colour.
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Intense bombing of a military target with the aim of destroying it.
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The flooding of a market with all of a product that can be sold.
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(music) An effect on the sound of an electric guitar, used primarily in heavy metal music.
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(physics) A state of a ferromagnetic substance in which an increase in applied magnetic field strength does not produce an increase in magnetization.
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(meteorology) A condition in which air at a specific temperature contains all the water vapor it can hold; 100 percent relative humidity.
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Intensive shelling or bombing of a military target to achieve total destruction.
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The flooding of a market with all of a commodity that consumers can purchase.
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A saturating or being saturated.
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