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soak 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/sōk/,
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soaked, past participle; soaked, past tense; soaks, 3rd person singular present; soaking, present participle;
  1. Make or allow (something) to become thoroughly wet by immersing it in liquid
    • - soak the beans overnight in water
  2. Be immersed in water or another liquid
    • - she spent some time soaking in a hot bath
  3. (of a liquid) Cause (something or someone) to become extremely wet
    • - the rain poured down, soaking their hair
  4. (of a liquid) Penetrate or permeate completely
    • - cold water was soaking into my shoes
  5. Remove something by immersing it in water for a period of time
    • - don't disturb the wound—soak the dressing off if necessary
  6. Immerse oneself in (a particular experience, activity, or interest)
    • - he soaked himself in the music of Mozart
  7. Impose heavy charges or taxation on
    • - few of us common people care how much tax Congress soaks on racing motorboats
  8. Drink heavily
    • - you keep soaking in taverns
Noun
  1. An act of immersing someone or something in liquid for a period of time
    • - I'm looking forward to a long soak in the tub
  2. A heavy drinker
    • - his daughter stayed up to put the old soak to bed

  1. the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid); "a good soak put life back in the wagon"
  2. submerge in a liquid; "I soaked in the hot tub for an hour"
  3. washing something by allowing it to soak
  4. overcharge: rip off; ask an unreasonable price
  5. drench: cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face"
  6. pawn: leave as a guarantee in return for money; "pawn your grandfather's gold watch"
  7. (Soaked) RollerCoaster Tycoon 3, commonly abbreviated RCT3, is a strategy and simulation computer game. It is the third installment in the RollerCoaster Tycoon series, first released on October 26, 2004 in North America. ...
  8. An immersion in water etc; A drunkard; To be saturated with liquid by being immersed in it; To immerse in liquid to the point of saturation or thorough permeation; To penetrate or permeate by saturation; To allow (especially a liquid) to be absorbed; to take in, receive. (usually + up)
  9. (soaked) Drenched with water, or other liquid
  10. (soaking) Immersed in water; a drenching or dunking; Pertaining to things that soak, or become extremely wet
  11. (Soaking) Prolonged heating of a metal at a selected temperature.
  12. (Soaking) Holding the kiln temperature at a desired temperature. Is also referred to as "dwell" time.
  13. (SOAKING) During firing or cooling-ramp, the act of holding kiln at steady temperature for a period of time to allow proper formation or maturation of certain clay and glaze effects. See ZONE OF CRYSTALLIZATION, DOWN-FIRING.
  14. (Soaking) A manufacturing process following pasting that soaks certain types of lead plates in sulfuric acid. This provides a protective surface and also sulfate helpful in container and tank formation.
  15. (Soaking) Commercial reed needs to be soaked in warm water for about ten minutes. Ash, cherry and walnut need less soaking time.
  16. (Soaking) Holding the kiln at a desired temperature for a time to achieve certain effects. Water-soaking or candling is the process of letting the kiln run with one element on low, or just the pilot lights on, often overnight, in order to make sure all the ware inside is bone dry, thus reducing ...
  17. (Soaking) Keeping nappies in a bucket of water until they are ready for washing, can also add nappy sanatiser. This is not necessary for many modern nappies.
  18. (Soaking) Removal of stamps from envelope paper. Most stamps may be safely soaked in water. Fugitive inks, however, will run in water, and chalky-surfaced papers will lose their designs entirely, so some knowledge of stamps is a necessity. Colored envelope paper should be soaked separately.
  19. (Soaking) The process of immersing a stamp in water to remove any attached bits of paper.
  20. (Soaking) To spend extended periods of time sitting in the presence of the Lord with no other agenda but to just be with him and soak in his word and Spirit.
  21. (soaking) This is the most common way of treating non-washable fabrics. The front of the fabric is sponged with a sponge that is soaked in the solvent being used. The rear of the fabric should be backed up with a clean, absorbent, material. ...
  22. someone who drinks alcoholic beverages to the point of being permeated or saturated, as an imbiber, inebriant, intoxicant; see SPLICE THE MAINBRACE, HOIST, HATCH, HOOCH, DEAD-SOLDIER, BYOB, TOAST, COLORS, JUNK, CAN SA, SMACK, STICK, STONED, TAR.
  23. Maintenance of a temperature set point for a chosen time.
  24. To maintain ceramic ware at a pre-arranged temperature in the kiln for a particular time.
  25. Once the outer surface of a part has reached the target process temperature the part is held at this temperature until this heat has penetrated into the desired depth.  The time that the part is held at the setpoint temperature is said to be the soak time.