Examples of waterlog in a Sentence
the wood was too waterlogged by the downpour to be used for a fire
Recent Examples of waterlog from the Web
Working one at a time, hold slices of bread under running water very briefly to soften (be careful not to waterlog or make soggy).
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Origin and Etymology of waterlog
First Known Use: 1759See Words from the same year
Synonymsbathe, bedraggle, douse (also dowse), drench, drown, soak, sodden, sop, souse, wash, water, wet, water-soak, wet down
Antonymsdehydrate, desiccate, dry, parch, scorch, sear
Related Wordsasperse, bedew, damp, dampen, drizzle, humidify, hydrate, mist, moisten, moisturize, shower, sprinkle; deluge, flood, hose (down), inundate, overflow; submerge, swamp; splash; impregnate, saturate, steep; flush, irrigate, lave, rinse, slosh, sluice; dip, duck, dunk; rehydrate, rewash, rewet
Near Antonymsdewater, evaporate, freeze-dry; drip-dry, wring; dehumidify
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