Definition of Soakage

1. Noun. 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"

Exact synonyms: Soak, Soaking
Generic synonyms: Action, Activity, Natural Action, Natural Process
Derivative terms: Soak, Soak, Soak, Soak

Definition of Soakage

1. n. The act of soaking, or the state of being soaked; also, the quantity that enters or issues by soaking.

Definition of Soakage

1. Noun. The act of soaking. ¹

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Definition of Soakage

1. the act of soaking [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soakage

so much
so much as
so much for
so quiet one can hear a pin drop
so so
so that
so there
so they say
so to say
so to speak
so what
soak the runner
soak through
soak up
soakage (current term)
soaked to the bone
soaked to the skin
soaking up
soaking wet

Literary usage of Soakage

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Practice of Embanking Lands from the Sea, Treated as a Means of by John Wiggins (1852)
"Some soakage through and below the I bank will always take place, and when the ground I is adhesive, this can he intercepted by a ..."

2. The Queensland Law Journal Reports by W. H. Osborne (1894)
"What provision was made against soakage ? One of their own witnesses says, ... So that, if soakage caused the accident, and the defendants' contention that ..."

3. The Medical Times and Gazette (1874)
"... without any protection against the constant soakage of water into the walls, with roofs that are often defective, etc., etc,—such are the homes in which ..."

4. A Treatise on Public Health and Its Applications in Different European by Albert Julius Palmberg (1895)
"—Height of houses and rooms.—Courtyards, rain--i'dter pipes and guttering.— Wells, cisterns, pits, cesspools, soakage-wells. ..."

5. The Etiology of typhoid fever and its prevention by William Henry Corfield (1902)
"On this being discovered an excavation was made between the well and the yard wall and a line of soakage disclosed along the foundation of the wall through ..."

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