Water-logged


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Wa´ter-logged


a.1.Filled or saturated with water so as to be heavy, unmanageable, or loglike; - said of a vessel, when, by receiving a great quantity of water into her hold, she has become so heavy as not to be manageable by the helm.
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The sea does not close upon the water-logged hull with a sunny ripple, or maybe with the angry rush of a curling wave, erasing her name from the roll of living ships.
It was very clumsy, but lasted a great many years before it became water-logged and perhaps sank to the bottom.
He thought that it might have been a dead tree on the shore, but was finally blown over into the pond, and after the top had become water-logged, while the butt-end was still dry and light, had drifted out and sunk wrong end up.
None of these was like it, though it had something of them all, with, added, the sourness of chemical waste and the poisonous effluvium of the bilge of a water-logged ship whereon a multitude of rats had been drowned.
The sail swung round once more, and the cog, battered and torn and well-nigh water-logged, staggered in for this haven of refuge.
His misses at so short a distance were practically non-existent, nor would he have missed this time but for an accident occurring at the very instant that his finger tightened upon the trigger--an accident to which Meriem owed her life--the providential presence of a water-logged tree trunk, one end of which was embedded in the mud of the river bottom and the other end of which floated just beneath the surface where the prow of Malbihn's canoe ran upon it as he fired.
Water-logged and floating just beneath the surface, it was impossible to sight it in the troubled water in time to escape.
This was still more strangely evinced by those of their number, who, completely paralysed as it were, helplessly floated like water-logged dismantled ships on the sea.
That fellow shut himself up in his stuffy cabin punctually at eight, and made gross and revolting noises like a water-logged trump.
The weather department in its advisory also urged Mumbai residents to stay indoors and not venture into the sea or water-logged areas in the wake of high tide in the prediction.
SIALKOT -- Agriculture department said that special attention was being paid to reclamation of water-logged and salinity-hit land in different districts of Punjab.
He expressed concern that about 10 million hectare out of the 22 million hectare in the country had been water-logged and had salinity which hits the agricultural production.