soak /ˈsok/ 名詞
Soak, v. i.
1. To lie steeping in water or other liquid; to become sturated; as, let the cloth lie and soak.
2. To enter (into something) by pores or interstices; as, water soaks into the earth or other porous matter.
3. To drink intemperately or gluttonously. [Slang]
Soak v. t. [imp. & p. p. Soaked p. pr. & vb. n. Soaking.]
1. To cause or suffer to lie in a fluid till the substance has imbibed what it can contain; to macerate in water or other liquid; to steep, as for the purpose of softening or freshening; as, to soak cloth; to soak bread; to soak salt meat, salt fish, or the like.
2. To drench; to wet thoroughly.
Their land shall be soaked with blood. --Isa. xxiv. 7.
3. To draw in by the pores, or through small passages; as, a sponge soaks up water; the skin soaks in moisture.
4. To make (its way) by entering pores or interstices; -- often with through.
The rivulet beneath soaked its way obscurely through wreaths of snow. --Sir W. Scott.
5. Fig.: To absorb; to drain. [Obs.]
n 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" [syn:
2: washing something by allowing it to soak [syn: soaking]
v 1: submerge in a liquid; "I soaked in the hot tub for an hour"
2: rip off; ask an unreasonable price [syn: overcharge, surcharge,
gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook]
3: cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot
face" [syn: drench, douse, dowse, sop, souse]
4: leave as a guarantee in return for money; "pawn your
grandfather's gold watch" [syn: pawn, hock]
5: beat severely; slang
6: make drunk (with alcoholic drinks) [syn: intoxicate, inebriate]
7: become drunk or drink excessively [syn: souse, inebriate,
hit it up]
8: fill, soak, or imbue totally; "saturate the bandage with
disinfectant" [syn: imbue]
9: heat a metal prior to working it