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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During the read/write test both systems reached their saturation point at eight CUC, at which point the server running the Solaris 10 OS was 30% faster.
"People could collect [the plants] from ponds or grow them themselves." But each plant eventually reaches a saturation point where it can't store any more arsenic.
If one does select appropriate cases to study (i.e., sampling issue) and an appropriate number of cases (i.e., sample size issue) this should yield thick rich data that reach saturation point.
While many popular conference sessions were devoted to audio conferences, many attendees reported that audio conferences had reached a saturation point.
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Michael O'Leary, the CEO of Europe's leading low-cost airline Ryanair, has said that the low-cost airline market in Europe still has a way to go before hitting saturation point.
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Renault believes that the world's most affluent markets in Europe, America and Japan have now reached saturation point in terms of sales.
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