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Definition of Soaking

Soaking
Soaking Soak"ing, a. Wetting thoroughly; drenching; as, a soaking rain. -- Soak"ing*ly, adv.
Soaking
Soak Soak, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Soaked; p. pr. & vb. n. Soaking.] [OE. soken, AS. socian to sioak, steep, fr. s?can, s?gan, to suck. See Suck.] 1. To cause or suffer to lie in a fluid till the substance has imbibed what it can contain; to macerate in water or other liquid; to steep, as for the purpose of softening or freshening; as, to soak cloth; to soak bread; to soak salt meat, salt fish, or the like. 2. To drench; to wet thoroughly. Their land shall be soaked with blood. --Isa. xxiv. 7. 3. To draw in by the pores, or through small passages; as, a sponge soaks up water; the skin soaks in moisture. 4. To make (its way) by entering pores or interstices; -- often with through. The rivulet beneath soaked its way obscurely through wreaths of snow. --Sir W. Scott. 5. Fig.: To absorb; to drain. [Obs.] --Sir H. Wotton.

Meaning of Soaking from wikipedia

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