1. the process of totally saturating something with a substance

- the saturation of cotton with ether

Similar word(s): impregnation

Definition categories: process, permeation, pervasion, suffusion

2. the act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid

Definition categories: act, filling

3. a condition in which a quantity no longer responds to some external influence

Definition categories: state, condition, status

4. chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue

Similar word(s): chroma, intensity, vividness

Definition categories: attribute

Sentences with saturation as a noun:

- Modulation often requires that amplifiers operate below saturation.