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saturation

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Earth Sciences and Geography.

There is a constant exchange of water molecules between liquid water, or ice, and the air, as evaporation and condensation take place. Saturation vapour pressure (es) depicts a balance in...

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saturation

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Earth Sciences and Geography.

There is a constant exchange of water molecules between liquid water, or ice, and the air, as evaporation and condensation take place. Saturation vapour pressure (es) depicts a balance in...

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saturation

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

1 The amount of chroma in a colour as a proportion of all the colour, both chromatic (1) and achromatic (1), the admixture of grey causing the colour to appear desaturated. It...

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saturation deficit

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Earth Sciences and Geography.

At a given temperature, the difference between the actual vapour pressure of moist air and the saturation vapour pressure.

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saturation spectroscopy

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 104 words.

A spectroscopic technique using lasers to locate absorption maxima with great precision. In saturation spectroscopy the laser beam is split

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saturation deficit

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 21 words.

At a given temperature, the difference between the actual vapour pressure of moist air and the saturation vapour pressure.

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saturation deficit

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 21 words.

At a given temperature, the difference between the actual vapour pressure of moist air and the saturation vapour pressure.

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saturation deficit

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 21 words.

At a given temperature, the difference between the actual vapour pressure of moist air and the saturation vapour pressure.

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base saturation

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 55 words.

The degree of saturation of the *adsorption complex of the soil; that is, its occupation by exchangeable basic cations,

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base saturation

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 55 words.

The degree of saturation of the *adsorption complex of the soil; that is, its occupation by exchangeable basic cations,

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saturation deficit

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 23 words.

At a given temperature, the difference between the actual *vapour pressure of moist air and the *saturation vapour pressure...

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saturation ratio

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

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symbol: R s; (of an allosteric protein) the ratio of the concentration of the substrate (or other small molecule) necessary to...

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Oxygen saturation

William Kinnear and John Blakey.

in A Practical Guide to the Interpretation of Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Tests

June 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Cardiovascular Medicine. 1038 words.

A fall in oxygen saturation of more than 4% is unusual during a CPEX Disorders of the lung and pulmonary circulation are the commonest causes of oxygen desaturation Patients with heart...

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saturation density

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

The cell density at which further proliferation ceases under particular in vitro culture conditions. An important factor for some cells may be the availability of free substratum on which...

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Nitrogen Saturation

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

January 2010; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 1429 words.

Nitrogen saturation occurs when the supply of reactive nitrogen (oxidized, reduced, or organic nitrogen) to an ecosystem exceeds biotic and abiotic demand. Reactive nitrogen...

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saturation spectroscopy

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

A spectroscopic technique using lasers to locate absorption maxima with great precision. In saturation spectroscopy the laser beam is split into an intense saturating beam and a less...

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saturation spectroscopy

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 104 words.

A spectroscopic technique using lasers to locate absorption maxima with great precision. In saturation spectroscopy the laser beam is split into an intense saturating beam and a less...

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SATURATION OF ABSORPTION

S. D. Ganichev and W. Prettl.

in Intense Terahertz Excitation of Semiconductors

December 2005; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Condensed Matter Physics. 20303 words.

This chapter discusses terahertz radiation-induced saturation of absorption, including incoherent and coherent saturation effects. Saturation due to slow relaxation and Rabi oscillations in...

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saturation magnetization and moment

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

The maximum remanent magnetization (see remanent magnetism) that a material can acquire after being placed in a direct magnetic field. If uncorrected for either volume or weight, the...

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saturation magnetization and moment

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 45 words.

The maximum remanent magnetization (see remanent magnetism) that a material can acquire after being placed in a direct magnetic field. If uncorrected for either volume or...

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intensity-hue-saturation processing

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 34 words.

In *remote sensing, a form of *contrast stretching in which the visibility of *pixel colour is enhanced. Usually the saturation values of pixels are stretched to fill parameter space....

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