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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