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sa chuh ray shuhn

  • n  the process of totally saturating something with a substance
    the saturation of cotton with ether
  • n  the act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid
  • n  a condition in which a quantity no longer responds to some external influence
  • n  chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue

  • It can be as harmless as the latest pop star saturation, and as insidious as a two-faced government official.
  • Participants were asked to move a mouse cursor as quickly as possible to their preferred color from a series of paired, colored rectangles, controlled for hue, saturation and .
  • He may not be nearly as charismatic a figure as his predecessor, but Benedict's every move during his travels abroad has received saturation coverage on cable TV, while an ever .
News & Articles

  • Is Berkeley's New Build Pizzeria More Than Just a Gimmick?
    There's some value to its build-your-own setup, but the best pies are the house-made specialties. by Luke Tsai If any cuisine has reached its saturation point in the Bay Area, surely Italian thin-crust pizza would be it. So it's natural that when hotel developers Lisa Holt and David Shapiro decided that their new downtown Berkeley restaurant would specialize in Italian thin-crust pizza, they ...
    June 12, 2013 - East Bay Express
  • Abandonment Issues: Behold: Aged Interiors Like Scenes of Epic Fantasy Novels
    Photo via Matthias Haker Fiddling with HDR is tricky (and too often migraine-inducing) business, but Matthias Haker seems to have it down pat. By fine-tuning the sharpness and saturation of his shots of abandoned buildings, Haker is able amp up...
    June 11, 2013 - Curbed
  • DUI saturation patrols tonight in SC, DP, SJC
    Looking at this weekend as a kickoff for the summer season, the Sheriff's Department announced this morning that deputies will do grant-funded DUI saturation patrols tonight on streets in San Clemente, Dana Point and San Juan Capistrano.
    June 7, 2013 - Orange County Register
Quotes

  • Andrew Robb in Sydney Morning Herald
    I think it's a reflection of the size and the nature of the loss that we have just experienced, and I do think also it would also reflect the saturation coverage last week of the apology,Mr Robb told ABC Radio. "It is a result that just...
  • Michael Voss in The Canberra Times
    We know the world we live in. You can fight it as much as you like, you can argue with it, you can be disappointed about it but the reality is it's there,Voss said. "There is saturation of media like never before. It's a fact of life and...
  • Greg Norman in The Australian
    I've been to Augusta, I've played it, and it's one of the longest golf courses I've ever played,said Norman. "Mind you, when I went they had three inches of rain two days before and the fairways weren't mowed because of the saturation of...

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