saturation point


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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.
See also: point

satuˈration point

so full that you cannot add any more: The refugee camps have reached saturation point.
See also: point
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There comes a time when children reach a saturation point [with learning]," says Tina Bruno, Executive Director of Time to Learn, a Texas-based organization.
If the last few years have seen the market for frontal airbags in both European and North American produced cars reach saturation point, the largest growth over the next few years will be in airbags designed primarily to protect occupants in side-impacts or rollovers.
The goal of this project was to determine the maximum saturation point of nisin in two vector molecules, CP65 and cornstarch.
It seems Barcelona is reaching its saturation point, with not only a steady stream of Americans constantly visiting, but a considerable European contingency going there as well.
Even an inflamed Catholic laity can reach a saturation point and then you lose your edge," she says.
Double transfer speed: Doubles the transfer rate across the SCSI bus to a burst rate of 320MB/sec, allowing higher transfer rates across the SCSI bus and increasing the disk drive saturation point.
The air in a house is normally warm enough to hold water without reaching saturation point.
Three installations are at a saturation point already, said Cullen Hutchinson, Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, Passenger & Personal Property.
As I have said both on and off the record to my legislative colleagues, I have reached the saturation point for such remarks from Robinson and the crowd of supporters who rallied for his viewpoint.
Oil City is rapidly approaching the saturation point for its backlog on its existing machine, and management is looking forward to purchasing another SCC 90.
The airport construction was made necessary because the Tunis-Carthage and Monastir-Skanes airports would reach saturation point soon, officials said.
Will we eventually reach a saturation point where every patch of blue in the sky, every morsel of Styrofoam packing material, every possible surface the eye might alight on will be filled with injunctions to spend?
It is also important to remember that, no matter how absorptive the pad - or brief, for that matter - none of these products is "leakproof"; all have a saturation point.
You say televised sports might be reaching the saturation point.
He explained the key was to quantify the saturation point for this particular alloy, in order to attain the best interfacial adhesion between the styrenic and elastomer and yield the best physical properties.