waterlogged

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wa·ter·logged

adjective \-ˌlgd, -ˌlägd\

: filled or soaked with water

Full Definition of WATERLOGGED

1
:  so filled or soaked with water as to be heavy or hard to manage <waterlogged boats>
2
:  saturated with water <waterlogged soil>

Examples of WATERLOGGED

  1. The ground was completely waterlogged.
  2. <waterlogged soil that caused the roots of the potted plant to rot>

Origin of WATERLOGGED

1water + log to accumulate in the hold
First Known Use: circa 1776

wa·ter·logged

adjective \-ˌlägd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WATERLOGGED

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

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