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waterlogged

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adjective wa·ter·logged \-ˌlȯgd, -ˌlägd\

Simple Definition of waterlogged

  • : filled or soaked with water

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of waterlogged

  1. 1 :  so filled or soaked with water as to be heavy or hard to manage <waterlogged boats>

  2. 2 :  saturated with water <waterlogged soil>

Examples of waterlogged in a sentence

  1. The ground was completely waterlogged.

  2. <waterlogged soil that caused the roots of the potted plant to rot>



Origin and Etymology of waterlogged

1water + log to accumulate in the hold


First Known Use: circa 1776


WATERLOGGED Defined for Kids

waterlogged

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adjective wa·ter·logged \ˈwȯ-tər-ˌlȯgd, ˈwä-, -ˌlägd\

Definition of waterlogged for Students

  1. :  so filled or soaked with water as to be heavy or hard to manage




Medical Dictionary

waterlogged

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adjective wa·ter·logged \-ˌlägd\

Medical Definition of waterlogged

  1. :  edematous <the scrotum and abdominal wall become waterlogged—R. L. Cecil & R. F. Loeb>





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