Origin of saturation
Examples from the Web for saturation
That weekend initiated the phenomenon of saturation TV coverage.Death of JFK Spawned an Industry That Thrived for Decades|Richard Woodward|November 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Otherwise the saturation coverage of the young victims will, over time, come to seem awfully hollow.In Between Mass Shootings, the Media Have Been MIA on Guns|Howard Kurtz|December 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In the saturation coverage that followed the Connecticut school massacre, some in the media made an awful mistake.Media Misfire: Accusing the Wrong Man in Connecticut Shooting|Howard Kurtz|December 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“I have reached a saturation point on the small talk about her clothes,” Givhan writes.Michelle Obama’s Signs of Fashion Restraint on Election Night|Isabel Wilkinson|November 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And so, I have reached a saturation point on the small talk about her clothes.
Lesson I. Take the bat about to be used, plunge it in clean water and soak it nearly, but not quite, to saturation.The Potter's Craft|Charles F. Binns
First we have the mere inertia of saturation—the numbness to beauty—the incapacity to produce or even appreciate it.Shadows of Flames|Amelie Rives
A saturation series runs from full-toned or saturated colors to pale or dull.Psychology|Robert S. Woodworth
The point of saturation, or else the limit of human ingenuity, seems to have been about reached some years ago.Railroads: Rates and Regulations|William Z. Ripley
In other words, the highest degree of saturation belongs to a given color when in the state of greatest purity.A Color Notation|Albert H. Munsell
British Dictionary definitions for saturation
Word Origin and History for saturation
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.