transitive verb Etymology: back-formation from waterlogged Date: 1779 to make waterlogged

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • waterlog — index permeate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • waterlog — 1779, from WATER (Cf. water) (n.1) + LOG (Cf. log) (n.); the notion is of reduce to a log like condition …   Etymology dictionary

  • waterlog — *soak, drench, saturate, steep, impregnate, sop …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • waterlog — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌlȯg also ˌläg verb Etymology: back formation from waterlogged transitive verb 1. : to make (as a boat) unmanageable by flooding used of the sea or a leak 2. : to deprive (as floating timber) of buoyancy by saturation with water 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • waterlog — /waw teuhr lawg , log , wot euhr /, v., waterlogged, waterlogging. v.t. 1. to cause (a boat, ship, etc.) to become uncontrollable as a result of flooding. 2. to soak, fill, or saturate with water so as to make soggy or useless. v.i. 3. to become… …   Universalium

  • waterlog — verb a) to make a boat heavy and in danger of sinking by flooding with water b) to saturate something with water …   Wiktionary

  • waterlog — v. fill with water, soak with water; be soaked with water; be filled with water …   English contemporary dictionary

  • waterlog — wa·ter·log …   English syllables

  • waterlog — /ˈwɔtəlɒg / (say wawtuhlog) verb (t) (waterlogged, waterlogging) 1. to cause (a ship, etc.) to become unmanageable as a result of flooding. 2. to soak or saturate with water. {backformation from waterlogged} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Soil — For other uses, see Soil (disambiguation). A represents soil; B represents laterite, a regolith; C represents saprolite, a less weathered regolith; the bottommost layer represents bedrock …   Wikipedia

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