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Definition of saturation
the state or process that occurs when no more of something can be absorbed, combined with, or added. Chemistry the degree or extent to which something is dissolved or absorbed compared with the maximum possible, usually expressed as a percentage. [as modifier] to a very full extent, especially beyond the point regarded as necessary or desirable:saturation bombing (also color saturation) (especially in photography) the intensity of a color, expressed as the degree to which it differs from white.