Associations to the word «Saturation»


SATURATION, noun. The act of saturating or the process of being saturated
SATURATION, noun. (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
SATURATION, noun. (chemistry) the state of a saturated solution
SATURATION, noun. (chemistry) the state of an organic compound that has no double or triple bonds
SATURATION, noun. (meteorology) the state of the atmosphere when it is saturated with water vapour; 100% humidity
SATURATION, noun. (art) the intensity or vividness of a colour
SATURATION, noun. Intense bombing of a military target with the aim of destroying it
SATURATION, noun. The flooding of a market with all of a product that can be sold
SATURATION, noun. (music) an effect on the sound of an electric guitar, used primarily in heavy metal music
SATURATION, noun. (telecommunications) The condition at which a component of the system has reached its maximum traffic-handling capacity, i.e. one erlang per circuit.
SATURATION, noun. (telecommunications) The point at which the output of a linear device, such as a linear amplifier, deviates significantly from being a linear function of the input when the input signal is increased.
SATURATION CURRENT, noun. (physics) the maximum current that can be obtained in a specific circuit under specified conditions
SATURATION PATROL, noun. A police or military patrol consisting of a large number of officers concentrated in a small geographic area.
SATURATION PATROLS, noun. Plural of saturation patrol
SATURATION POINT, noun. The point in time at which saturation is reached
SATURATION TEMPERATURE, noun. (physics) The boiling point of a liquid
SATURATION VAPOR PRESSURE, noun. The vapor pressure at which the gaseous phase of a substance can coexist with the liquid or solid phase in equilibrium at a given temperature.
SATURATION VAPOR PRESSURES, noun. Plural of saturation vapor pressure
SATURATION VAPOUR PRESSURE, noun. Alternative spelling of saturation vapor pressure

Dictionary definition

SATURATION, noun. The process of totally saturating something with a substance; "the impregnation of wood with preservative"; "the saturation of cotton with ether".
SATURATION, noun. The act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid.
SATURATION, noun. A condition in which a quantity no longer responds to some external influence.
SATURATION, noun. Chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue.

Wise words

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