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saturation British & World English

The state of being saturated or the action of saturating

colour saturation in saturation British & World English

(Especially in photography) the intensity of a colour, expressed as the degree to which it differs from white

saturation diving British & World English

Deep-sea diving in which the diver’s bloodstream is saturated with helium or other suitable gas at the pressure of the surrounding water, so that the decompression time afterwards is independent of the duration of the dive

saturation point British & World English

The stage at which no more of a substance can be absorbed into a vapour or dissolved into a solution