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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 douse /ˈdaʊs ||ˈdaʊz/
 (vt.)插入水中,弄濕,把弄熄,放鬆(vi.)浸泡潑灑

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Douse v. t. [imp. & p. p. Doused p. pr. & vb. n. Dousing.]
 1. To plunge suddenly into water; to duck; to immerse; to dowse.
 2. Naut. To strike or lower in haste; to slacken suddenly; as, douse the topsail.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Douse, v. i. To fall suddenly into water.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Douse, v. t.  To put out; to extinguish; as, douse the lights. [Slang] To douse the glim.”
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 douse
      v 1: put out, as of a candle or a light; "Douse the lights" [syn:
            put out]
      2: wet thoroughly [syn: dowse]
      3: dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool" [syn: dip, duck]
      4: immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or
         saturate; "dip the garment into the cleaning solution";
         "dip the brush into the paint" [syn: dunk, dip, souse,
          plunge]
      5: lower quickly; "douse a sail"
      6: slacken; "douse a rope" [syn: dowse]
      7: cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot
         face" [syn: drench, dowse, soak, sop, souse]