What does saturation mean?

Definitions for saturationˌsætʃ əˈreɪ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word saturation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. impregnation, saturation(noun)

    the process of totally saturating something with a substance

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

  2. saturation(noun)

    the act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid

  3. saturation(noun)

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

  4. saturation, chroma, intensity, vividness(noun)

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


  1. saturation(Noun)

    the act of saturating or the process of being saturated

  2. saturation(Noun)

    the condition in which, after a sufficient increase in a causal force, no further increase in the resultant effect is possible; e.g. the state of a ferromagnetic material that cannot be further magnetized

  3. saturation(Noun)

    the state of a saturated solution

  4. saturation(Noun)

    the state of an organic compound that has no double or triple bonds

  5. saturation(Noun)

    the state of the atmosphere when it is saturated with water vapour; 100% humidity

  6. saturation(Noun)

    the intensity or vividness of a colour

  7. saturation(Noun)

    intense bombing of a military target with the aim of destroying it

  8. saturation(Noun)

    the flooding of a market with all of a product that can be sold

  9. saturation(Noun)

    an effect on the sound of an electric guitar, used primarily in heavy metal music

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saturation(noun)

    the act of saturating, or the state of being saturating; complete penetration or impregnation

  2. Saturation(noun)

    the act, process, or result of saturating a substance, or of combining it to its fullest extent

  3. Saturation(noun)

    freedom from mixture or dilution with white; purity; -- said of colors

  4. Origin: [L. saturatio: cf. F. saturation.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saturation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saturation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    The most beautiful thing about art is that there is no saturation point in creating!

  2. Anshul Gupta:

    China has reached saturation - its phone market is essentially driven by replacement, with fewer first-time buyers.

  3. Tait Shanafelt:

    I think we have some innovative centers at the vanguard, but I think the saturation of how that’s being pursued is limited.

  4. Mizuho Securities analyst Neil Doshi:

    While FB could be reaching a saturation point in more developed markets, we believe there several levers to drive rev growth.

Images & Illustrations of saturation

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