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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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
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.
First, soak in this description of Christmas Pie, a traditional British dish that makes a Turducken seem modest.
We say goodbye to Romain and head to a sandwich shop nearby to soak up some of the alcohol.Look Out! There’s a Craft-Beer Revolution Taking Over France|Jeff Campagna|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The rough edges of the lobster will help it soak up the other flavors.
Soak them in salt and water a day, then in fair water three or four hours, changing the water several times.The American Housewife|Anonymous
Cottolene heats to a higher temperature than butter or lard, and cooks so quickly the fat has no chance to soak in.Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners|Elizabeth O. Hiller
I'll see if Bunny is coming after I put your clothes to soak.Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Keeping Store|Laura Lee Hope
Soak a package of gelatine in a cupful of cold water and dissolve by gentle heat.The Myrtle Reed Cook Book|Myrtle Reed
Every day we put twenty-five in soak for each man, which, with us, makes 150.