Usage examples for saturation

  1. Edison also made tests on his field magnets by slowly raising the strength of the exciting current, so that he obtained figures similar to those shown by a magnetic curve, and in this way found where saturation commenced, and where it was useless to expend more current on the field. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  2. 692 Mean Saturation . – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  3. If it were not for the saturation point, the race would be in danger of becoming inhuman. – The So-called Human Race by Bert Leston Taylor
  4. In pervious, or almost pervious rocks, the zone of saturation, or ground- water level, lies at much lower depth, and may permit of the construction of field works as well as cave shelters above it. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  5. Experiments of this kind are particularly difficult, inasmuch as the material, usually colored paper, varies considerably from the spectral color, and differences in saturation, hue, and brightness make great differences in the results, while the feeling- tone of association, individual or racial, very often intrudes. – The Psychology of Beauty by Ethel D. Puffer
  6. I cannot help thinking that Mahler's position as director of the Opera, and his consequent saturation in the music that his calling condemns him to study, is the cause of this. – Musicians of To-Day by Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi
  7. The atmosphere had now reached the point of saturation, and her fine hair was moistened as by a heavy dew. – The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins
  8. As stated before, the vapor present in the air at any humidity less than saturation is really " superheated steam," only at a lower pressure than is ordinarily understood by this term, and mixed with air. – Seasoning of Wood by Joseph B. Wagner
  9. The humidity was nearly at saturation- point, the wind southerly, very raw and cold, and drizzling rain constantly fell. – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  10. The saturation- point of each mind differs from that of every other. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  11. Come ye all to the presence of Prince Saturation. – Tales of the Chesapeake by George Alfred Townsend
  12. Captive and helpless, we slopped and squelched beside him through the shrubberies of Temple Braney House, with the shower, now matured into a heavy down- pour, completing our saturation, too spiritless to resent the heavy pleasantries of Bernard, the giggling condolences of Sybil. – Further Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OEnone Somerville Martin Ross
  13. For each Eddorian, as its mind approached the stagnation of saturation after a lifetime of millions of years, simply divided into two new- old beings. – Triplanetary by Edward Elmer Smith
  14. As strange, yet as still more touching than strange, I recall the sight, even at a distance, of the drop straight off him of all his layers of educational varnish, the possession of the " advantages," the tongues, the degrees, the diplomas, the reminiscences, a saturation too that had all sunk in- a sacrifice of precious attributes that might almost have been viewed as a wild bonfire. – A Small Boy and Others by Henry James
  15. Here we get a state of over- saturation with water set up, the tissues are turgid to bursting point, what supplies do traverse the sieve- tubes, cortex, etc. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward
  16. The porridge was bubbling hot, rising in little volcanoes which erupted their jets of steam and oat- meal lava into the general aroma of the room; the tea was piping hot; the bacon was sizzling hot; even the toast, so recently frozen, was now hot and filled to the saturation point with hot butter. – Neighbours by Robert Stead
  17. Of the nineteen poets who compose it there are certain individuals whom we except absolutely from this condemnation, Mr de la Mare, Mr Davies, and Mr Lawrence; there are others who are more or less exempt from it, Mr Abercrombie, Mr Sassoon, Mrs Shove, and Mr Nichols; and among the rest there are varying degrees of saturation. – Aspects of Literature by J. Middleton Murry