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Saturation or saturated generally means "thoroughly full", while unsaturated means less than full. These terms may be related to:

  • Dew point, which is a temperature that occurs when atmospheric humidity reaches 100% and the air can hold no more moisture
  • Market saturation, in economics, a situation in which a product has become diffused (distributed) within a market
  • Saturated model, a concept in mathematical logic
  • Saturation (album), an album by the alternative rock band Urge Overkill
  • Saturation (biology), in mutation studies, the observed number of mutations relative to the maximum amount possible (usually undefined).
  • Saturation (chemistry), multiple definitions for chemistry
  • Saturation (color), the intensity of a specific hue
  • Saturation (magnetic), the state when the material cannot absorb a stronger magnetic field
  • Oxygen saturation, a clinical measure of the amount of oxygen in a patient's blood
  • Saturation (telecommunications), a number of meanings
  • Saturation arithmetic, in arithmetic, a version of arithmetic in which all operations are limited to fixed range
  • In the earth sciences, saturation generally refers to the water content in the soil, where the unsaturated zone is above the water table and the saturated zone is below.
  • A saturated liquid or saturated vapor contains as much thermal energy as it can without boiling or condensing.
  • A saturated transistor is a BJT transistor that is fully turned on.



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