used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand
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to completely wet
in various senses, including:
- chemistry: saturate a solution — to fill a solution with as much of something as it can hold
- business: saturate a market — to fill a market with a good
- advertising: saturation advertising — to advertise a great deal
- military: saturation bombing — to bomb an area extensively
- color theory: color saturation — color intensity
- biology: saturated fat — filled with hydrogen atoms (most people eat more than is healthy)
- physics: magnetic saturation — intensity of a magnetic charge
- Two months later, after a campaign of saturation bombing, America seized Kwajalein.
- More than one thousand planes saturated the landscape with nearly forty-five hundred tons of Spam and fruit cocktail, soup, chocolate, medicine, clothing, and countless other treasures.
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