Definition of Presoak

1. Verb. To soak laundry in cold water prior to washing, sometimes with the addition of a biological or other preparation ¹



2. Noun. Such an initial soak ¹

3. Noun. A preparation used in such a soak ¹

4. Noun. A cycle of a washing machine during which this occurs ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Presoak

1. to soak beforehand [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Presoak

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presoak (current term)
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Literary usage of Presoak

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1919)
"If the use of the presoak method is found efficient for the cereal smuts and other diseases as well as for the black-chaff disease of wheat, it will result ..."

2. Environmental Handbook for Fertilizer and Agrichemical Dealers edited by J. Harold Parker (1994)
"Washing Clothing: 3 Prerinse or presoak contaminated clothing in the washing machine filled with hot water and heavy-duty liquid detergent. ..."

3. Rice in Laos by J M Schiller, International Rice Research Institute (2006)
"Some farmers presoak seeds for a day or two before sowing. Rice is sown by broadcasting the seeds immediately after puddling. Nurseries occupy a small area ..."

4. Home Energy Manual (1993)
"presoak or use a soak cycle when washing heavily soiled garments. You'll avoid two washings and save energy. Clothes dryers • Fill your dryer but do not ..."

5. Guide to Cleaner Technologies: Cleaning and Degreasing Process Changes by Douglas Williams (1994)
"3. Rinsing. There are three basic stages in ultrasonic cleaning. The first is the presoak stage, which is vital to the efficiency of the system. ..."

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