verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- to absorb or take in or up by absorption: Blotting paper soaks up ink.
- to absorb with one's mind or senses; take in: to soak up information.
- Slang. to drink to excess: He can really soak up the booze.
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Slide your spoonful of cereal on over to your milk for a quick bath or a longer soak, and control your crunch.
This tray can hold anything and everything you might need for a relaxing soak.Bathtub trays that will keep you entertained and relaxed|PopSci Commerce Team|September 2, 2020|Popular Science
These are made for a hot tub, but if your bath is big enough they can really liven up a soak, holding whatever beverage you might want to sip while finishing up that new book about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.This Weekend: You’ll Never Bathe the Same Way Again|Joshua Eferighe|August 21, 2020|Ozy
While previous approaches relied on long soaks in the solution to ensure enough CNTs got deposited, the researchers instead carried out a series of 10-second soaks interspersed with drying.Carbon Nanotube Transistors May Soon Give Waning Moore’s Law a Boost|Edd Gent|June 1, 2020|Singularity Hub
They repeated these cycles of soak-and-release at least 10 times.Here’s one way to harvest water right out of the air|Sid Perkins|April 24, 2020|Science News For Students
Preheat the oven to 450°F. Soak the cranberries in ¾ cup cranberry juice for 15 minutes.Make Carla Hall’s Roasted Pork Loin With Cranberries|Carla Hall|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They would soak bags of macaroni to make dough, roll it out and create dumplings, which they sold with a side of lo mein.Tales of a Jailhouse Gourmet: How I learned to Cook in Prison|Daniel Genis|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Spring is starting to arrive, and we plan to soak up as much sun as our vitamin-D-deficient bodies can handle.
It had a festive air last Sunday as residents flooded into the spotlessly clean park to soak up the first rays of spring.
While drinking that eat two bananas and let the peels soak in a glass of water.Use These 15 Home Remedies Based On Ayurveda To Cure Menstrual Cramps, Hangovers, and Indigestion|Ari Meisel|January 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After this process the rolls are placed in a jar full of clear water and left to soak for three days.
When the segments are quite dry, prepare a jar with clear soft water, and put them in this to soak over night.
The buri leaves remain in the water and soak thus for three days and three nights.
A 5-per-cent solution can be purchased for a few cents at any drug store and will soak a great number of wicks.
Soak some clean blotting paper in the hyposulphite-of-soda solution and allow it to dry.