Pronunciation: (sach"u-rā'shun), [key]
1. the act or process of saturating.
2. the state of being saturated.
3. Meteorol.a condition in the atmosphere corresponding to 100 percent relative humidity.
4. the degree of chroma or purity of a color; the degree of freedom from admixture with white.
5. Magnetism.the state of maximum magnetization of a ferromagnetic material.
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