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Noun
/ˌsaCHəˈrāSHən/,
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saturations, plural;
  1. The state or process that occurs when no more of something can be absorbed, combined with, or added

  2. The degree or extent to which something is dissolved or absorbed compared with the maximum possible, usually expressed as a percentage

  3. To a very full extent, esp. beyond the point regarded as necessary or desirable
    • - saturation bombing
  4. (esp. in photography) The intensity of a color, expressed as the degree to which it differs from white


  1. impregnation: the process of totally saturating something with a substance; "the impregnation of wood with preservative"; "the saturation of cotton with ether"
  2. the act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid
  3. a condition in which a quantity no longer responds to some external influence
  4. chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue
  5. (saturate) cause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance
  6. (saturate) impregnate: infuse or fill completely; "Impregnate the cloth with alcohol"
  7. Saturation is the fourth album by American alternative rock group Urge Overkill, released in 1993 and produced by the Butcher Bros. Saturation was their Geffen Records debut, and a deliberate attempt at a hit record. The label released "Sister Havana" and "Positive Bleeding" as singles in the U. ...
  8. In chemistry, saturation has five different meanings, all based on reaching a maximum capacity
  9. In colorimetry and color theory, colorfulness, chroma, and saturation are related but distinct concepts referring to the perceived intensity of a specific color. Colorfulness is the difference between a color against gray. ...
  10. Genetic saturation is the reduced appearance, which occurs over time, of sequence divergence rate that results from reverse mutations, homoplasies and other multiple changes occurring at single sites along two lineages.
  11. Let be a graph and a matching in . A vertex is said to be saturated by if there is an edge in incident to . A vertex with no such edge is said to be unsaturated by . We also say that saturates .
  12. Seen in some magnetic materials, saturation is the state reached when an increase in applied external magnetizing field H cannot increase the magnetization of the material further, so the total magnetic field B levels off. ...
  13. the act of saturating or the process of being saturated; the condition in which, after a sufficient increase in a causal force, no further increase in the resultant effect is possible; e.g. ...
  14. (saturate) To cause to become completely penetrated, impregnated, or soaked; imbue; To satisfy the affinity of; to cause a substance to become inert by chemical combination with all that it can hold
  15. (SATURATE) To treat or charge something to the point where no more can be absorbed, dissolved, or retained. In meteorology, it is used when discussing the amount of water vapor in a volume of air.
  16. (Saturated) a molecule which is a closed-shell species lacking double or triple bonds; forming a new bond to a saturated molecule requires the cleavage of an existing bond.
  17. (Saturated) The state of soil when it is completely full of water and no more water can infiltrate.
  18. (saturated) A fatty acid molecule in which each carbon atom is covalently bonded to four atoms, no double bonds are formed, usually have high melting points and are solid at room temperature; tend to be animal fats...lard and butter.
  19. (saturated) Describes a molecule containing carbon–carbon bonds that has only single covalent bonds.
  20. (saturated) When the maximum amount of solute is dissolved in a liquid
  21. (Saturated) This applies to carbon chains - they are saturated if there are no multiple bonds - i.e. the chain is saturated with hydrogen.
  22. (SATURATED) a Service has exhausted its resources and cannot accept any new requests.
  23. (Saturated) 1) Pure, undiluted color, free from any trace of white.  2) Of cloth; soaked with moisture.
  24. (Saturated) A resources which is being gathered by an optimal number of workers. Also see Mining Rates.
  25. (Saturated) A solution that contains the absolute maximum that it can hold of a given substance