soakage


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soak·age

 (sō′kĭj)
n.
1.
a. The process of soaking.
b. The condition of being soaked.
2. The amount of liquid that soaks into, through, or out of an object.

soakage

(ˈsəʊkɪdʒ)
n
1. the process or a period in which a permeable substance is soaked in a liquid
2. liquid that has been soaked up or has seeped out
3. (Physical Geography) Also called: soak Austral a small pool of water or swampy patch
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Noun1.soakage - the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)soakage - the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid); "a good soak put life back in the wagon"
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
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