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soak

1. in. to drink heavily; to get drunk. (see also soaked.) The two old ladies put on their coats and went out to soak.
2. n. a drinking bout. Both guys declined to go out and stayed home and enjoyed a soak in front of the TV.
3. n. a drunkard. Some old soak lay moaning in the gutter.
4. tv. to overcharge someone; to extort money from someone. They soaked me for twenty dollars for the parts, but at least it runs now.
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Each test consisted of two phases: a long duration preconditioning phase (fan and furnace on) and a 20 minute soak phase (fan and furnace off).
If you can't do that, just soak them at room temperature for at least eight hours, or overnight.
Meanwhile, Figures 4 and 5 told us that the TAL and soak of the 75 g board would shorten to approximately 45 and 55 sec.
I don't believe cold soak does anything but cause problems," says David Coffaro, a Sonoma County winemaker who has worked with a lot of varieties and a lot of methods over the years.
The company said its ability to pass the ASTM Cold Soak Filtration Test requirements ensures that it is "well positioned to immediately contribute" to the demand that will be created by the 2009 biodiesel mandate, which requires domestic usage of 500 million gallons of biodiesel next year.
Along with massage and aromatherapy, bathtub soaks help you fight mental wear and tear.
The investigation showed that after 4 coats had been applied, the soak back into the primary coat was minimal.
SOAK FITNESS has just launched its next revolutionary workout recovery product, the SOAK FITNESS Rapid Pain Relief Muscle Spray.
Immersed in SOAK on Jools Holland After watching SOAK's mesmerising performance on Jools Holland Tuesday past, I got thinking about other Irish acts I've seen on the iconic show, which first aired back in 1992.
It features a bright three-color (red, green and amber), nine-segment LED display, high-accuracy inputs and outputs, full auto-tune PID with fuzzy Logic Adaptive Control, up to 99 chainable ramp soak programs with 16 ramps and soaks including ramp/soak events, and built-in excitation firmware selectable at 5, 10, 12 and 24 V.
DANNY WILLIAMS goes deep to soothe stress and muscle tension I''m already a big fan of a soothing soak in the tub, especially at the end of a stressful week or after a big work-out.
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COUNTRYSIDE: This is in response to the person in March/April 2008 who put undiluted bleach on his chigger bite and a word of caution to those who soak their false teeth in bleach overnight.