saturation point

Definition of saturation point

  1. :  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

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

    :  satiety, surfeit

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

  1. :  an individual detail :  item

    :  a distinguishing detail

    :  the most important essential in a discussion or matter

  1. :  to furnish with a point :  sharpen

    :  to give added force, emphasis, or piquancy to

    :  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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