water-soak

water-soak

vb
(tr) to soak or drench with or in water
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wa′ter-soak`



v.t.
to soak in water.
[1785–95]
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water-soak


Past participle: water-soaked
Gerund: water-soaking

Imperative
water-soak
water-soak
Present
I water-soak
you water-soak
he/she/it water-soaks
we water-soak
you water-soak
they water-soak
Preterite
I water-soaked
you water-soaked
he/she/it water-soaked
we water-soaked
you water-soaked
they water-soaked
Present Continuous
I am water-soaking
you are water-soaking
he/she/it is water-soaking
we are water-soaking
you are water-soaking
they are water-soaking
Present Perfect
I have water-soaked
you have water-soaked
he/she/it has water-soaked
we have water-soaked
you have water-soaked
they have water-soaked
Past Continuous
I was water-soaking
you were water-soaking
he/she/it was water-soaking
we were water-soaking
you were water-soaking
they were water-soaking
Past Perfect
I had water-soaked
you had water-soaked
he/she/it had water-soaked
we had water-soaked
you had water-soaked
they had water-soaked
Future
I will water-soak
you will water-soak
he/she/it will water-soak
we will water-soak
you will water-soak
they will water-soak
Future Perfect
I will have water-soaked
you will have water-soaked
he/she/it will have water-soaked
we will have water-soaked
you will have water-soaked
they will have water-soaked
Future Continuous
I will be water-soaking
you will be water-soaking
he/she/it will be water-soaking
we will be water-soaking
you will be water-soaking
they will be water-soaking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been water-soaking
you have been water-soaking
he/she/it has been water-soaking
we have been water-soaking
you have been water-soaking
they have been water-soaking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been water-soaking
you will have been water-soaking
he/she/it will have been water-soaking
we will have been water-soaking
you will have been water-soaking
they will have been water-soaking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been water-soaking
you had been water-soaking
he/she/it had been water-soaking
we had been water-soaking
you had been water-soaking
they had been water-soaking
Conditional
I would water-soak
you would water-soak
he/she/it would water-soak
we would water-soak
you would water-soak
they would water-soak
Past Conditional
I would have water-soaked
you would have water-soaked
he/she/it would have water-soaked
we would have water-soaked
you would have water-soaked
they would have water-soaked
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References in classic literature ?
Their duration, however, is but limited; they require frequently to be hauled out of the water and dried, to prevent the hides from becoming water-soaked; and they eventually rot and go to pieces.
in such case, they would haul their boat on shore, at noon of the following day to dry; for notwithstanding every precaution, she was gradually getting water-soaked and rotten.
I dare say he found me a strange enough figure, naked, save for my water-soaked trousers and socks, scalded, and my face and shoulders blackened by the smoke.
He could not quite abandon all hope, and so he seized a water-soaked rag and squeezed the precious drops between the swollen lips of the hideous thing that had but a few short days before glowed with the resplendent life of happy youth and glorious beauty.
The solitary trampish-looking foreigner, with water-soaked clothing and haggard face and anxious eyes, was as much alone as he hurried past them, as much unheeded and as lost, as if he had been a thousand miles deep in a wilderness.
Also, in this slime occurred at intervals a water-soaked tea-leaf or coffee-ground, and there were in it fragments of earth and litter.
In the pocket of his coat Winifred found the letter that he had written her the night before he left New York, water-soaked and illegible, but because of its length, she knew it had been meant for her.
After 24-hour water-soak tests, all of the composites were stable (dimensional stability), no distortion or sponge-like behavior were observed.
Cohan specified techniques for durable stone restoration and prevention of future deterioration: replacement of cracked limestone, stone dutchman repair instead of cement patching, repinning with stainless steel anchors, roof repairs, complete facade cleaning by the gentle water-soak method, localized stain removal, and a water repellent coating for added protection from water penetration through the sandblasted original stone.
2), After the 24-hour water-soak and 2-hour boil tests, IB strength (ratio of IB values before and after test) differed in MDF and flakeboard (Fig.
Of particular interest is the fact that several copolymer resins provided greater than 90 percent wood failure after a vacuum-pressure water-soak cycle.