Soakage
Soakage Soak"age, n. The act of soaking, or the state of being soaked; also, the quantity that enters or issues by soaking. [1913 Webster]

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  • soakage — [sōk′ij] n. 1. a soaking or being soaked 2. liquid that has seeped out or been absorbed …   English World dictionary

  • Soakage — A soakage, or soak, is a source of water in Australian deserts.It is called thus because the water generally seeps into the sand, and is stored below, sometimes as part of an ephemeral river or creek system.Aboriginal water sourceSoakages were… …   Wikipedia

  • soakage — /soh kij/, n. 1. the act of soaking. 2. liquid that has seeped out or been absorbed. [1760 70; SOAK + AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • soakage — noun The act of soaking …   Wiktionary

  • soakage — soak·age || səʊkɪdÊ’ n. act of soaking or steeping in liquid; liquid that has seeped out or been absorbed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • soakage — soak·age …   English syllables

  • soakage — /ˈsoʊkɪdʒ/ (say sohkij) noun 1. the act of soaking. 2. liquid which has oozed out or been absorbed. 3. → soak (def. 11) …   Australian English dictionary

  • soakage — /sowkaj/ As used in the laws and regulations relating to withdrawal of liquors from bonded warehouses, the spirits which in course of time in the warehouse had been absorbed by the staves of the barrel containing it …   Black's law dictionary

  • soakage — 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 • Syn: ↑soak, ↑soaking • Derivationally related forms: ↑soak (for: ↑soaking), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Soakage (source of water) — See also: Capacitor soakage A soakage, or soak, is a source of water in Australian deserts. It is called thus because the water generally seeps into the sand, and is stored below, sometimes as part of an ephemeral river or creek system. Contents… …   Wikipedia

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