saturation point

Definitions

Aviation

  • noun the level at which no more of a substance can be absorbed

Economics

  • noun a point where there cannot be any further increase in sales of a product in a certain market

Electronics

  • For a component, device, or material, the point at which saturation is attained. For a magnetic material, for instance, an increase in magnetizing force beyond this point will not result in an increase in magnetization.
  • For a component or device, the point within a characteristic curve correlating the current and voltage at which saturation is attained. Once this point is reached, no increase in voltage will result in an increase in current.
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