American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Nautical Heavy and sluggish in the water because of flooding, as in the hold: a waterlogged ship.
- adj. Soaked or saturated with water: waterlogged fields; waterlogged docking.
- water + logged, past participle of log1, to accumulate (water) in a ship. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Despite a dry night Warwick has been abandoned as part of the track is still waterlogged which is a shame as Blue Spinnaker would surely have followed up his recent Doncaster win in the middle-distance handicap.”
“The village has been waterlogged which is creating a”
“Saw on the news tonight they found a waterlogged over-sized novelty green hat floating in the rising rainwater around the culvert on Stewart Road.”
“Much of the land in the area was already waterlogged when Irene arrived, dumping another 10-15 inches of rain.”
“Roma, whose previous match, against Catania, was abandoned because of a waterlogged pitch, went 1-0 up when Totti ran on to a cheeky back-flick from Erik Lamela and his fierce shot took a deflection to beat keeper Francesco Antonioli at the near post.”
“Taranto Prosecutor Franco Sebastio told a news conference that police had pulled out the waterlogged body of a blond girl resembling Sarah out of a cistern Thursday after Misseri had led them to a spot covered by stones, dirt and leaves.”
“Authorities have scrambled to airlift hospital patients from the path of a cyclone roaring toward waterlogged northeastern Australia and urged low-lying communities to evacuate because of potentially deadly flash floods.”
“Add water gradually, mixing it with your hands, rubbing the grains to soften them, until they feel moist but not waterlogged.”
“It wanted to dissolve into waterlogged slime, but it was impregnated with rancid frying oil that kept it stiff.”
“Shakespeare's noblewoman fell with her garlands of "crow-flowers, nettles, daisies and long purples" into a brook, singing "snatches of old tunes" until her waterlogged clothes dragged her under to her death.”
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