Meaning of saturation

sat•u•ra•tion

Pronunciation: (sach"u-rā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or process of saturating.
  2. the state of being saturated.
  3. a condition in the atmosphere corresponding to 100 percent relative humidity.
  4. the degree of chroma or purity of a color; the degree of freedom from admixture with white.
  5. the state of maximum magnetization of a ferromagnetic material.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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