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Noun: saturation  ,sa-chu'rey-shun
  1. The process of totally saturating something with a substance
    "the saturation of cotton with ether";
    - impregnation
  2. The act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid
  3. A condition in which a quantity no longer responds to some external influence
  4. Chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue
    - chroma, intensity, vividness

Derived forms: saturations

Type of: color property [US], colour property [Brit, Cdn], condition, filling, permeation, pervasion, status, suffusion

Part of: chromatic color [US], chromatic colour [Brit, Cdn], plastination, spectral color [US], spectral colour [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Saturation