saturation line

saturation line

[‚sach·ə′rā·shən ‚līn]
(petrology)
The line, on a variation diagram of an igneous rock series, that represents saturation with respect to silica; rocks to the right of the line are oversaturated and those to the left, undersaturated.

saturation line

A line indicating the ground-water level.
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Azeotropic R-507 has a single saturation line, and has no glide.
is found on the saturation line where RH is 100 percent.
What this means is that in areas where the temperature and dewpoint are both predicted to fall between the saturation line and the Appleman line, structural icing in clouds is almost certain.
A further increase in output current, or a decrease in input voltage, "forces" the operating point at C to the left of the saturation line into the LDO's dropout condition.
Meanwhile, its thermalfused melamine products were taking off, spurring the company to purchase a second melamine line in 1982, a melamine paper printing press in 1983, and a high-speed paper saturation line in 1985.
Saturation of ViaMat paper can be processed on most existing glass resin saturation lines with minimal capital investment.
Ahlstrom has already achieved expansion at its Turin, Italy site through a modest investment on its saturation lines, which increased capacity 15% immediately.