waterlogged

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

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: 1759


WATERLOGGED Defined for English Language Learners

waterlogged

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

Definition of waterlogged for English Language Learners

  • : filled or soaked with water


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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