saturation point


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saturation point

The point at which a solution contains all the solute it can dissolve; the maximum concentration of a solution.
See: saturated solution; supersaturated solution
See also: point
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You might think that with all those portentously voice-overed tv programmes on Discovery and History channels churning out the same old stuff about mummy's curses and blokes in wigs and tie-on braided beards, that saturation point has long since been reached.
"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.
Budapest Film managing director Ferenc Port said in the local biz press: "The multiplex market has reached saturation point."
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.
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. This results in increased performance, especially in environments that use extended transfer lengths or have many devices on a single bus.
"Even an inflamed Catholic laity can reach a saturation point and then you lose your edge," she says.
The air in a house is normally warm enough to hold water without reaching saturation point. But a great deal of moisture is also produced by cooking and using baths and showers, and even breathing.
Figure 3(b) indicates that although the ports with a longer residence time has better distribution indices, the tendency for RPM 5.5 reveals a saturation point at the port 5 position.
Three installations are at a saturation point already, said Cullen Hutchinson, Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, Passenger & Personal Property.
Therefore, drying wood to MCs below the fiber saturation point would appear to be uneconomical.