Index referencing the purity of a color in a range from standard gray to the most vivid and pure variation of that color. Employed in psychophysics to correlate the subjective purity of a color to a percentage of light present at a certain wavelength.

SATURATION SCALE: "The pink was so bright, it blew the top off the saturation scale."
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