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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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Hemp was the only one where soaking wasn't required.
Soaking them ensures they will not break and, as a bonus, infuses skewered food with the flavors of Summer Ale.
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He was especially enamored with the Japanese soaking tub concept.
If the tub is clean (spiffed up weekly), you're soaking in your own bacteria, which won't harm you (mild soap kills that anyway).
Take the morels out of the soaking water (reserving the liquid)and rinse them well under cold running water.
If you want to massage your feet while soaking, place a layer of polished pebbles in the bottom of the bowl before filling it with hot water and a handful of bath salts.
Still, it leaves one to question: How did older societies even realize the soaking process was essential?
Add the saffron and soaking water to 2 ounces of water and allow to stand for at least one hour.
The master baths in each loft, with stone floors and walls, feature double wood vanity with stone counter and ceramic surface-mounted sinks, and a six-foot soaking tub.
Seeds which are soaked have a better chance of survival and of bearing fruit, and research has now been carried out into the different soaking times required for particular seeds and climates.
This manufacturer of specialty engineered cleaning products for the removal of coatings, polymers, adhesives and other resins has introduced a line of soaking solvents for the polyurethane industry.
Tallow seeds were exposed to three experimental regimes: (1) soaking in a continual cold water rinse for 6, 20, 48, or 72 h (Wester 1991, 1995); (2) soaking in a continual cold water rinse treatment for 6, 20, 48 or 72 h and then chilling in a refrigerator (4.
An immersion time of less than 10 sec may result in delamination due to insufficient binder soaking into the previous coats.