Saturation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌsætʃəˈreɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word saturation
Brit.  |satʃəˈreɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word saturation

noun

- the process of totally saturating something with a substance(syn: impregnation)

the saturation of cotton with ether

- the act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid
- a condition in which a quantity no longer responds to some external influence
- chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue (syn: chroma, intensity, vividness)

Examples

Heavy rains resulted in the saturation of the soil.

the saturation of advertising on television

The trial was given saturation coverage by the press.

Keep saturation below 80%.

the saturation of cotton with ether

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