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saturation

Pronunciation: /ˌsætʃəˈreɪʃən/

Translation of saturation in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 [Business/Comercio] [Marketing/Márketing] saturación (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) [coverage/publicity] [Journalism/Periodismo] [Marketing/Márketing] exhaustivo
    Example sentences
    • This must be in part the result of the saturation coverage of the war in the media.
    • One effortlessly got saturation coverage, the other struggled to get noticed, despite the mandatory presence of a celebrity, a suitably weighty one too.
    • Does saturation coverage of a few items, to the exclusion of other important happenings in the wider world, say something about their priorities or does it reflect a none-too-flattering judgment of us, their audience?
  • 2 [Chemistry/Química] [Physics/Física] saturación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • His oxygen saturation was 98 per-cent as measured by pulse oximetry, and his peak flows were only mildly reduced from his baseline.
    • To further confuse the presentation, serum iron levels and the percentage of iron saturation are often low, apparently because of negative acute-phase reactions.
    • His initial oxygen saturation was 70 percent on room air and improved to 86 percent on three liters of oxygen via nasal cannula during ambulance transfer.
  • 3 (soaking) [formal] inmersión (feminine), remojo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Over time, the rate of adoption of the innovation increases, until the process gets closer to saturation, when the rate again slows down.
    • This decrease is largely because of a saturation of the market and problems in the planning process due to understaffing and limits of only two years on planning permission, according to the report.
    • Systematic studies of the prevalence of sexually explicit materials appear at first glance to to verify views about the saturation of western society with violent pornography.
  • 4 (intensity of color) saturación (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) saturation control [Television/Televisión] control (masculine) de saturación
    Example sentences
    • Heat-bodying will also effect some enhancement in transparency of the medium and lower the tendency for specular scatter at the pigment/medium interface, augmenting the degree of colour saturation attainable.
    • The majority of options can be automated and the user has manual control over all aspects of photography - from the 7x optical zoom to colour saturation and focus.
    • It is important to remember that there are two ways to change colour saturation or tonal density.

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