saturation

  1. the process of permeating or infusing
  2. a condition in which a quantity no longer responds to some external influence
  3. chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vividness of hue

Saturation

- Refers to the intensity of hues in an image. Photos in need of a saturation boost are often ones that were overexposed or shot under hazy conditions.
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saturation

(from the article `television`) ...any coloured light by three quantities: (1) its luminance (brightness or `brilliance`); (2) its hue (the redness, orangeness, blueness, or ...
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saturation

(sach″ә-ra´shәn) the state of being saturated, or the process of becoming that way. oxygen saturation the amount of oxygen bound to hemoglobin in the blood, expressed as a percentage of the maximal binding capacity.
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saturation

[n] - a condition in which a quantity no longer responds to some external influence 2. [n] - chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vividness of hue 3. [n] - the act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid
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Saturation

• (n.) The act of saturating, or the state of being saturating; complete penetration or impregnation. • (n.) The act, process, or result of saturating a substance, or of combining it to its fullest extent. • (n.) Freedom from mixture or dilution with white; purity; -- said of colors.
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saturation

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

(SaO2) Measurement of the level of oxygen in the blood
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Saturation

[chemistry] In chemistry, saturation (from the Latin word saturare, meaning to fill) has diverse meanings, all based on reaching a maximum capacity. ...
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Saturation

[genetic] Genetic saturation is the reduced appearance, which occurs over time, of sequence divergence rate that results from reverse mutations, homoplasies and other multiple changes occurring at single sites along two lineages. Genetic saturation occurs most rapidly on fast evolving sequences, such as the hypervariable region of mitochond...
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Saturation

[magnetic] Seen in some magnetic materials, saturation is the state reached when an increase in applied external magnetic field H cannot increase the magnetization of the material further, so the total magnetic flux density B more or less levels off. (It continues to increase very slowly due to the vacuum permeability.) It is a characterist...
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Saturation

Sat`u·ra'tion noun [ Latin saturatio : confer French saturation .] 1. The act of saturating, or the state of being saturating; complete penetration or impregnation. 2. (Chemistry) The act, process, or result of saturating a substance, or of combining it to its full...
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saturation

1 - state of a ferromagnetic material subjected to an external magnetic field of such intensity that the induced magnetization cannot be substantially increased by further strengthening of that magnetic field 2 - (Deprecated in this sense.) state of remanent magnetization which results from having subjected a ferromagnetic material to such an exter...
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saturation

1. The act of saturating, or the state of being saturating; complete penetration or impregnation. ... 2. <chemistry> The act, process, or result of saturating a substance, or of combining it to its fullest extent. ... 3. <optics> Freedom from mixture or dilution with white; purity; said of colours. ... The degree of saturation of a colo...
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Saturation

1) In general, the condition of the coexistence in stable equilibrium of either a vapor and a liquid or a vapor and solid phase of the same substance at the same temperature. 2) As applied to aggregate or concrete, the condition such that no more liquid can be held or placed within it.
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Saturation

A characteristic of the observation of colour. Saturated colours are called vivid, strong, or deep. Desaturated colours are called dull, weak, or washed out.
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Saturation

A condition of the atmosphere in which a certain volume of air holds the maximum water vapor it can hold at a specific temperature.
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Saturation

A condition of the atmosphere in which a certain volume of air holds the maximum water vapour it can hold at a specific temperature. The higher the temperature the more it can hold and vice versa.
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Saturation

A condition of the atmosphere in which a certain volume of air holds the maximum water vapor it can hold at a specific temperature.
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Saturation

A condition wherein the radiant flux density exceeds either or the capacity of a photodetector to emit electrons in a linear relationship to the incident flux and/or the current produced by the detector exceeds the capacity of the electronics to measure the current in a linear fashion.
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saturation

a measure of the brightness of a color; see color units.
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saturation

A term applied in many different fields to a state in which a further increase in a variable above a critical value produces no increase in a resultant effect. A saturated solution is one which will dissolve no more solute, and equilibrium having been reached; raising the temperature usually allows ...
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Saturation

A term signifying the brightness or dullness of a color: used interchangeably with intensity, chroma and chromaticity.
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Saturation

An attribute of perceived color, or the percentage of hue in a color. Saturated colors are called vivid, strong, or deep. Desaturated colors are called dull, weak, or washed out. The vividness or purity of a colour; the less gray a colour contains, the more saturated it is.
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saturation

any of several physical or chemical conditions defined by the existence of an equilibrium between pairs of opposing forces or of an exact balance of ... [5 related articles]
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