When you are exposed to low oxygen, the saturation drops and the heart starts pumping harder to compensate.
“I have reached a saturation point on the small talk about her clothes,” Givhan writes.
In the saturation coverage that followed the Connecticut school massacre, some in the media made an awful mistake.
That weekend initiated the phenomenon of saturation TV coverage.
Otherwise the saturation coverage of the young victims will, over time, come to seem awfully hollow.
On attempting to rise, he found that he could hardly bend his joints, and that his clothes were as heavy as lead from saturation.
The saturation often falls to 30 per cent., but with great variability.
That is the weight of air at what is called the point of saturation, when it is fully charged with watery vapour.
Only when it remains blue, has the point of saturation been reached.
Pass sulphurous acid to saturation through a solution of carbonate of soda.
1550s, formed in English from saturate, or else from Late Latin saturationem (nominative saturatio), noun of action from past participle stem of saturare. Saturation bombing is from 1942, first in reference to Allied air raid on Cologne, Germany.
saturation sat·u·ra·tion (sāch'ə-rā'shən)
The act or process of saturating.
The condition of being saturated.
The condition of being full to or beyond satisfaction; satiety.
Filling of all the available sites on an enzyme molecule by its substrate, or on a hemoglobin molecule by molecular oxygen or carbon monoxide.
In optics, the degree which colors of the same wavelength are differentiated from one another on the basis of purity which correlates with the amount of white present, such as red from pink.