HyperDic: saturation

English > 4 senses of the word saturation:
NOUNprocesssaturation, impregnationthe process of totally saturating something with a substance
actsaturationthe act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid / liquid
statesaturationa condition in which a quantity no longer responds to some external influence
attributesaturation, chroma, intensity, vividnesschromatic purity
saturation > pronunciation
Soundssae.cherey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > saturation: 4 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe process of totally saturating something with a substance.
Example "the saturation of cotton with ether"
Synonymimpregnation
Part ofplastinationA process involving fixation and dehydration and forced impregnation and hardening of biological tissues
Broaderpermeation, pervasion, suffusionThe process of permeating / permeating / permeating or infusing something with a substance
English > saturation: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid / liquid.
BroaderfillingThe act of filling something
Spanishsaturación
Catalansaturació
Verbssaturatecause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance
English > saturation: 4 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningA condition in which a quantity no longer responds to some external influence.
Narrowersaturation point(chemistry) the stage at which a substance will receive no more of another substance in solution or in a vapor
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Spanishsaturación
Catalansaturació
English > saturation: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningChromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue.
Synonymschroma, intensity, vividness
Broadercolor propertyAn attribute of color / color
Substance ofchromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colourA color that has hue
Spanishchroma, intensidad, pureza, saturación, viveza
Catalanchroma, intensitat, vivesa

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