What does soaking mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soak, soakage, soakingnoun

    the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)

    "a good soak put life back in the wagon"

  2. drenching, soaking, souse, sousingnoun

    the act of making something completely wet

    "he gave it a good drenching"

  3. soak, soakingadverb

    washing something by allowing it to soak

  4. soaking, sopping, drippingadverb

    extremely wet

    "dripping wet"; "soaking wet"

Wiktionary

  1. soakingnoun

    Immersion in water; a drenching or dunking.

  2. soakingadjective

    Extremely wet; saturated.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Soaking

    of Soak

  2. Soakingadjective

    wetting thoroughly; drenching; as, a soaking rain

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of soaking in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of soaking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of soaking in a Sentence

  1. Michael West:

    I was soaking wet - he has a pretty good arm on him and he has good aim.

  2. Donald Trump:

    It looked like he just came out of a swimming pool. He was soaking wet, he's a meltdown guy. I mean I look at him, he's just pouring sweat. ... We need somebody that doesn't sweat.

  3. Rene Redzepi:

    But most of the times we are out now foraging for work, we go there and it's like harvest time. It isn't as romantic as you think where you are with your little wooden basket, picking things while listening to music and soaking in the sun.

  4. David Young:

    It rained like the first four days we were there, and I have these pictures of him wearing my raingear down to his knees, soaking wet, i’m thinking, ‘After this trip, this kid is never going to want to play golf again.’ But it did just the opposite. It got him excited about it.

  5. Linda Birnbaum:

    Maybe Whole Foods's something that we all as consumers need to think about, is Whole Foods more important to have PFAS wrappings on our food to prevent grease soaking through ? Or do we just accept that as something that we deal with ?

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