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supersaturation

[¦sü·pər‚sach·ə′rā·shən]
(meteorology)
The condition existing in a given portion of the atmosphere when the relative humidity is greater than 100%, in respect to a plane surface of pure water or pure ice.
(physical chemistry)
The condition existing in a solution when it contains more solute than is needed to cause saturation. Also known as supersolubility.
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I remember when there was an oversaturation of the rockabilly market back in '82 and promoters pitted bands against each other to drive the price of talent down.
Said Addoms: "With the oversaturation of our markets behind us with the recent demise of Western Pacific Airlines, and with federal actions underway to give smaller carriers like Frontier a level playing field in competing with the mega-airlines, we believe Frontier is positioned to realize its full potential as an affordable alternative to United Airlines at the Denver hub.
In fact, for all the fretting about summer movie oversaturation, most industry mavens are expecting a high rate of hits and a record box-office season this year.
The inks go on dry and the media remains flat -- there's no oversaturation or paper warping, even with full coverage.
Morissette also is worried about media oversaturation to the point that she long ago stopped giving interviews.
Best described as "Hello Kitty" meets Quentin Tarantino, "The Stimples" tells the story of three animated characters who live in a parallel world of black comedy and media oversaturation.
Consumers only have a finite amount of spending power when it comes to eating out, and the oversaturation of the market means that groups that fall foul of changing trends can very easily fail.
Consumers have a finite amount of spending power when it comes to eating out, and the oversaturation of the market means groups that fall foul of changing trends can easily fail.
Heavy rainfall has impacted the Commonwealth over the last 10 days, causing oversaturation of grounds and minor to major flooding throughout Kentucky.
OKAY is a cost-efficient way for retailers to cover all categories without oversaturation of brands.
This work came out of his boredom with oversaturation of Abstract expressionism.
With ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) more regulated and slowing down due to oversaturation, Ethereum's value could grow 1,000 percent and see a potential value of $4,000 by the end of 2018 - as long as it's scaling issues are a thing of the past.