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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sat·u·ra·tion /ˌsæʧəˈreʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sat·u·ra·tion /ˌsæʧəˈreʃən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sat·u·ra·tion n.
 1. The act of saturating, or the state of being saturating; complete penetration or impregnation.
 2. Chem. 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 colors.
 Note:The degree of saturation of a color is its relative purity, or freedom from admixture with white.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the process of totally saturating something with a
           substance; "the impregnation of wood with preservative";
           "the saturation of cotton with ether" [syn: impregnation]
      2: the act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid
      3: a condition in which a quantity no longer responds to some
         external influence
      4: chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence
         vividness of hue [syn: chroma, intensity, vividness]