soakage

[ soh-kij ]
/ ˈsoʊ kɪdʒ /
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noun

the act of soaking.
liquid that has seeped out or been absorbed.

Nearby words

  1. so-called,
  2. so-so,
  3. so.,
  4. soak,
  5. soak up,
  6. soakaway,
  7. soaked,
  8. soaked to the skin,
  9. soakers,
  10. soaking

Origin of soakage

First recorded in 1760–70; soak + -age

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British Dictionary definitions for soakage

soakage

/ (ˈsəʊkɪdʒ) /

noun

the process or a period in which a permeable substance is soaked in a liquid
liquid that has been soaked up or has seeped out
Also called: soak Australian a small pool of water or swampy patch
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