We had no right to challenge his choices in spite of our lives being tied to his as tightly as a water-logged knot.
When the pore-space of the soil is filled with water it becomes water-logged and few plants can effect absorption by their roots under such conditions.
Fossil wood of the Pinites type (Pityoxylon) has been described from England, France, Germany, Sweden, Spitsbergen, North America and elsewhere; some of the best British examples have been obtained from the so-called Pine-raft, the remains of water-logged and petrified wood of Lower Greensand age, seen at low water near Brook Point in the Isle of Wight.
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Yellowing is a common sign of water-logged roots, and if accompanied by wilting may be due to drought.
" quicksand," loose water-logged sand, readily yielding to weight or pressure, and "quicksilver," the common name of the metal mercury.
If the latter is too compact or has its interstices filled with carbon dioxide gas or with water - as is the case when the ground is water-logged - the roots rapidly die of suffocation just as would an animal under the same conditions.
If the soil holds too much it becomes water-logged and its temperature falls below the point for healthy growth, at any rate of the kinds of plants.
Fields of wheat and other cereals rarely recover after a week's submergence, but orchards and many trees when at rest in winter withstand a flooded or water-logged condition of the soil for two or three weeks without damage.
Viminalis may be raised on lowland soil if not water-logged or marshy, but the same attention to trenching and weeding is imperative.
The spring level rises, so that water can be reached by digging only a few feet, and the land, soured and water-logged, relapses into barrenness.
The whole of the country along the banks of the Irrawaddy, the Mole, Taiping and Kaukkwe, is generally in a water-logged condition during the rains.
Occasionally water-logged plant debris is mingled with the mud.
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It was very clumsy, but lasted a great many years before it became water-logged and perhaps sank to the bottom.