saturation point

Definition of saturation point

:the point at which there are so many of a thing that no more can be added successfully
  • The number of game shows on TV may have reached the saturation point.

Word by Word Definitions

saturation play
  1. : the act of saturating : the state of being saturated

  2. : satiety, surfeit

  3. : conversion of an unsaturated to a saturated chemical compound (as by hydrogenation)

point play
  1. : an individual detail : item

  2. : a distinguishing detail

  3. : the most important essential in a discussion or matter

  1. : to furnish with a point : sharpen

  2. : to give added force, emphasis, or piquancy to

  3. : to scratch out the old mortar from the joints of (something, such as a brick wall) and fill in with new material


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