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Definition 1: the act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid - [noun denoting act]

(saturation is a kind of ...) the act of filling something

Definition 2: chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for saturation in the sense of this definition

(saturation is a kind of ...) an attribute of color

(... is made of the substance saturation) a color that has hue

Definition 3: the process of totally saturating something with a substance - [noun denoting process]

Samples where saturation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for saturation in the sense of this definition

(saturation is a kind of ...) the process of permeating or infusing something with a substance

(... is part of saturation) a process involving fixation and dehydration and forced impregnation and hardening of biological tissues; water and lipids are replaced by curable polymers (silicone or epoxy or polyester) that are subsequently hardened

"the plastination of specimens is valuable for research and teaching"

Definition 4: a condition in which a quantity no longer responds to some external influence - [noun denoting state]

(saturation is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

(... is a kind of saturation ) (chemistry) the stage at which a substance will receive no more of another substance in solution or in a vapor

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