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saturation is pronounced in four syllables
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An example use of saturation in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… doesn't have too much saturation but it …”
meanings of saturation
The point at which the output of a linear device, such as a linear amplifier, deviates significantly from being a linear function of the input when the input signal is increased.
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.
The state of the atmosphere when it is saturated with water vapour; 100% humidity.
The intensity or vividness of a colour.
The act of saturating or the process of being saturated.
Intense bombing of a military target with the aim of destroying it.
An effect on the sound of an electric guitar, used primarily in heavy metal music.
Chromatic purity; freedom from dilution with white.
The flooding of a market with all of a product that can be sold.
The state of a saturated solution.
The state of an organic compound that has no double or triple bonds.
The condition at which a component of the system has reached its maximum traffic-handling capacity, i.e. one erlang per circuit.
saturation frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR
the word saturation occurs in english on average 2.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
topics saturation can be related to
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