saturation has definitions from the fields of color,physics,chemistry
[ noun ] (physics) the process of totally saturating something with a substance




"the impregnation of wood with preservative" "the saturation of cotton with ether"

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permeation plastination

[ noun ] (physics) the process of permeating or infusing something with a substance

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(James A. Ibers et al., "Proton magnetic resonance...)

The rf power level was maintained small enough at all times to prevent obvious line shape distortions by saturation effects .

A single value of the thermal relaxation_time **f at room_temperature was measured by the progressive saturation method .

[ noun ] the act of saturating something

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(A. N. Nagaraj and L. M. Black, "Localization of...)

The proteins were extracted with 3 volumes of * * f in * * f to give a nearly neutral extract and precipitated by 80 % saturation with * * f .

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filling saturate

[ noun ] (chemistry) a condition in which a quantity no longer responds to some external influence

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condition saturation_point

[ noun ] (color) chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vividness of hue