: the presence in air of the most water possible under existent pressure and temperature
: magnetization to the point beyond which a further increase in the intensity of the magnetizing force will produce no further magnetization
: chromatic purity : freedom from dilution with white
: degree of difference from the gray having the same lightness—used of an object color
: degree of difference from the achromatic light-source color of the same brightness—used of a light-source color compare huesense 2c
: the supplying of a market with as much of a product as it will absorb
: an overwhelming concentration of military forces or firepower
Examples of saturation in a Sentence
Heavy rains resulted in the saturation of the soil.
the saturation of advertising on television
Recent Examples on the WebBlood oxygen saturation was fairly accurate, and measurements were within 1 to 2 percent of what was displayed on my Apple Watch and Garmin Epix.—Chuong Nguyen, Ars Technica, 25 Oct. 2023 With the strikes over, though, Disney still plans to cut its content budget to $25 billion in 2024.
Disney+ has been criticized for the saturation of original content (Marvel and Star Wars).—Scharon Harding, Ars Technica, 9 Nov. 2023 The exhibition unravel in a chromatic journey which leads the visitor through different rooms of reds, greens, and pinks: a saturation of colours which has always been his distinctive feature.—Photovogue, Vogue, 16 Oct. 2023 Given what Mann says is now a saturation of air purifier makers, Oransi has redesigned its product to be less-labor intensive.—Compiled By Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 2 Sep. 2023 On the body side of the GTS 4 Mini's tracking, the watch can measure heart rate, blood oxygen saturation, sleep, and stress.—Chuong Nguyen, Ars Technica, 25 Oct. 2023 Start with pale yellow paint and run to the opposite end of the saturation spectrum with indigo blue.—Kaylei Fear, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 Oct. 2023 The live special format has reached global saturation and popularity thanks to streaming platforms, YouTube and social media.—Matt Donnelly, Variety, 29 Sep. 2023 Leading her Billboard 200 saturation is Midnights at No. 5 with 53,000 equivalent album units earned in the Aug. 18-24 tracking week, according to Luminate.—Xander Zellner, Billboard, 29 Aug. 2023 See More
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