presoak

verb
pre·​soak | \(ˌ)prē-ˈsōk \
presoaked; presoaking; presoaks

Definition of presoak 

(Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to soak beforehand

presoak

noun
pre·​soak | \ˈprē-ˌsōk \

Definition of presoak (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : an instance of presoaking

2 : a preparation used in presoaking clothes

Examples of presoak in a Sentence

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If using wooden skewers, presoak them in water for 30 minutes to prevent burning. Lisa Lillien, PEOPLE.com, "Hungry Girl Shares Her Thai-Inspired Chicken and Creamy Peanut Sauce Recipe," 2 July 2018 Ingredients: Oak chips 10 juniper berries, bruised Salt and pepper to taste Directions: Step 1: Prepare grill with an even layer of coals, and presoaked chips for smoking. For Kroger, The Courier-Journal, "Need a Healthy Meal for the Family?," 18 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of presoak

Verb

1919, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1919, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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