Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

water-soak

[waw-ter-sohk, wot-er-]
verb (used with object)
  1. to soak or saturate with water.
Show More

Origin of water-soak

First recorded in 1785–95
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for water-soaking

Historical Examples of water-soaking

  • Never allow the berries or any fruit to stand in water, as the flavor and color are destroyed by water-soaking.

    Every Step in Canning

    Grace Viall Gray


British Dictionary definitions for water-soaking

water-soak

verb
  1. (tr) to soak or drench with or in water
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012