soakage

[soh-kij]

Origin of soakage

First recorded in 1760–70; soak + -age
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soakage

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