saturation point


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saturation point

n.
1. Chemistry The point at which a substance will receive no more of another substance in solution.
2. The point at which no more can be absorbed or assimilated.

saturation point

n
1. the point at which no more (people, things, ideas, etc) can be absorbed, accommodated, used, etc
2. (Chemistry) chem the point at which no more solute can be dissolved in a solution or gaseous material absorbed in a vapour

satura′tion point`


n.
1. a point at which some capacity is at its fullest limit.
2. the point at which a substance will receive no more of another substance in solution, chemical combination, etc.
[1855–60]

saturation point

The point at which a substance can receive no more of another substance in solution under given conditions.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saturation point - (chemistry) the stage at which a substance will receive no more of another substance in solution or in a vapor
dew point - the temperature at which the water vapor in the air becomes saturated and condensation begins
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
saturation - a condition in which a quantity no longer responds to some external influence
Translations

saturation point

npunto di saturazione
to reach saturation point (Chem) → raggiungere il punto di saturazione (fig) → arrivare a saturazione
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It has, however, gotten increasingly close to its saturation point.
According to the official, it is now very important for telcos to expand into the IoT industry as the telecommunications market was almost reaching saturation point.
ALL things come to a saturation point, and the Cyprus problem has long come to such a point, Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci said on Friday, after a meeting with the Kamu Sen confederation of trade unions.
Saturation Point refused to settle at Lingfield two starts ago, so the blinkers aren't a bad idea, and while she's just as likely to bomb out as run well, that should be factored into the price (forecast in double figures).
LABOUR MP Ms Maskell has suggested that Britain should accept refugees until we have reached saturation point.
Placek is not looking to expand into Western Europe because the markets there have already reached saturation point, he noted.
Aquino accepted Juico's resignation while in Burma (Myanmar), saying: "There is a point, I guess, when everybody has a saturation point.
The situation at the Royal has reached saturation point with staff reporting patients being admitted to beds on the basis of length of wait and not clinical need.
The Treasury in Italy is seeking alternate funding channels following the near saturation point of the country's banking sector in terms of absorbing debt.
In the mid-1990s, the government made a landmark decision to offload thousands of ministry workers when the civil service reached its saturation point.
She said: "We've surely reached saturation point when it comes to betting shops in the Cardonald area.
The General Director of Mexico City International Airport, Hector Velazquez, has said that Mexico City needs a second airport as the existing one is at saturation point.