Water-logged Wa"ter-logged, a. 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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • water logged —    Water saturated [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • water-logged — saturated with water, soaked with water …   English contemporary dictionary

  • water-logged — Render unmanageable or sluggish because of excessive amount of water in the hold …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • water-logged — see waterlogged …   English dictionary

  • Logged — Logged, a. 1. Made slow and heavy in movement; water logged. Beaconsfield. [1913 Webster] 2. Entered in a logbook. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water scorpion — n. any of a family (Nepidae) of elongated, sticklike, four winged hemipteran insects, characterized by a long breathing tube at the anal end of the abdomen * * * ▪ insect       any of the approximately 150 species of aquatic invertebrates of the… …   Universalium

  • water — As designating a commodity or a subject of ownership, this term has the same meaning in law as in common speech; but in another sense, and especially in the plural, it may designate a body of water, such as a river, a lake, or an ocean, or an… …   Black's law dictionary

  • logged — reduced to the condition of a log (which was old sailors slang for an incapacitated wooden ship), thus inert in the water, c.1820, from LOG (Cf. log) (n.1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • logged — adjective Etymology: from past participle of log (II) 1. : made heavy or sluggish so that movement is impossible or difficult his feet … feeling logged as a landed sailor s William Sansom 2. : made sodden : soaked or permeated with something; …   Useful english dictionary

  • logged — adjective Date: circa 1820 1. heavy, sluggish 2. sodden especially with water …   New Collegiate Dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”