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- v. Present participle of soak.
- n. Immersion in water; a drenching or dunking.
- adj. Extremely wet; saturated.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Wetting thoroughly; drenching.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A steeping; a wetting; a drenching.
- n. Intemperate and continual drinking. Compare soak, v. i., 4.
- n. The operation of desilverizing a lead regulus by running it into a bath of molten lead in the fore-hearth of a blast-furnace; also the operation of equalizing the temperature of steel ingots in a soaking-pit.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of making something completely wet
- n. the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)
- adv. extremely wet
- n. washing something by allowing it to soak
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