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saturation point

The point at which a person, place, or thing is completely full and can no longer intake something. It's important not to bombard your class with information, or else they'll reach their saturation point and just tune you out. I feel like the market has reached a saturation point with "smart" technology—people don't want every dang thing in their house wired up to the internet.
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satuˈration point

so full that you cannot add any more: The refugee camps have reached saturation point.
See also: point
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8] They observed that the percentage saturation of oxygen increased gradually from the first to the third trimester of pregnancy.
Series of direct shear strength tests were performed by varying degree of saturation at three constant normal loads to find out the maximum shearing load.
It is important to understand that during the period over which color vision evolved, there were no hue-distorting light sources, so it was always true that increased apparent color saturation enabled more accurate color vision.
The control input sat (u(k)) is required to meet the saturation levels where sat (x) is a saturation function vector defined as
17] ILCOR guidelines have no separate cut off values for normal saturation depending on gestational age.
Laboratory service providers offer a variety of experiments to reduce uncertainty in understanding oil saturation," said he.
At all three saturation levels, participants were more likely to look at the non-white areas (the colored squares and/or the edge of the colored squares) of the Hermann Grid than at the white areas (the white bars between the squares).
When the saturation zone for Crwys Road and City Road was agreed, the Gabalfa community were quick to warn South Wales Police of a potential displacement of premises onto Whitchurch Road," he said.
From 30 results presented in Table 1 it is noticeable that saturation flow rate from the original 1850 pcu/hr (Webster, Cobbe 1966) increased to somewhat more than 2184 pcu/hr (Kimber et al.
It had been shown that nurses may not realise their patient is deteriorating, as their saturations are still within normal parameters.
When any of the above parameters exceed the operating envelope, the system will go into hydraulic saturation.
1986) showed that in the case of loose sands, a good saturation requires high values of the coefficient B .
Saturation equations are developed models used to determine the water saturation in a zone based on the type of lithology.
This study reports the effects of saturation time (ST), saturation pressure (SP), and NaCl/polymer mass ratio (NaCl/PMR) on the scaffold density, porosity, average pore size, pore density (PD), and Young's modulus in compression using the biodegradable polymer 85/15 poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) acid.
A mailing sorted in walk-sequence order is referred to as a saturation mailing.