So soaked is the soil after the flood, that the grain germinates, sprouts, and ripens in April, without a shower of rain or any other watering.
The spare bed was soaked with it, and it pooled around the legs.
Blood soaked into the sand around him.
She looked down and saw the sleeve of her sweater soaked in blood.
She swiped it away, soaked with sweat, and opened her eyes.
Katie pulled up the sleeve of her soaked sweater and nicked her arm. She set down the knife and squeezed out a few drops of blood, watching as they landed on the roots.
A piece of cotton wool soaked in strong carbolic acid will relieve the pain of dental caries, but is useless in other forms of toothache.
The neck of the retort, or side tube of the flask, is connected to the condenser c by an ordinary or rubber cork, according to the nature of the substance distilled; ordinary corks soaked in paraffin wax are very effective when ordinary or rubber corks cannot be used.
This difficulty was overcome by first filling the cylinder with porous briquettes and then soaking them with a fixed percentage of acetone, so that after allowing for the space taken up by the bricks the quantity of acetone soaked into the brick will absorb ten times the normal volume of the cylinder in acetylene for every atmosphere of pressure to which the gas is subjected, whilst all danger of explosion is eliminated.
Later, as she soaked in a deliciously warm tub of water, she thought of the twins.
Suspecting he'd just driven Sofi's healer completely catatonic, he peeled her soaked sweater and jeans off to display matching pink underwear.
She was soon soaked by a light drizzle and stretched to keep her stiffening muscles warm.
She flipped both hands front and back and looked at the blood-soaked towel and the sleeve of her sweater.
It was soaked through and dried with blood and his exposed skin was tinted red.
Dan had given her a jacket, but their slow crawl through the forest had left her soaked and shivering.
Cold water soaked Lana's boots as Dan kept them on the creek's edge for a few hundred meters before veering into the surrounding forest.
By midmorning, Deidre was free. Katie grimaced as she wrapped the dismembered sleeves of her sweater around her wounds. Blood soaked the sweater quickly, and she held it over her head. Even before she stood, she felt woozy. Deidre tested herself and limped a few feet. Katie steadied her breathing to keep from dropping to her knees.
She was sobbing uncontrollably and he pulled her soaked frame up to him, trying to wrap his raincoat around her shaking body.
Dean began to peel away her soaked clothes, half expecting her to wake and scream bloody murder that he was raping her.
Turning her attention to the rain-soaked landscape in front of them, she gasped.
Twisting in the saddle, she soaked in the scene behind them.
For a moment Senor Medena stared at his daughter while her words soaked in.
Eden's attention shifted from the blood-soaked city to the creature beside her.
He appeared as if he'd been rolling in blood; he was soaked through with it, his eyes glowing with the wildness of bloodlust.
In order to soften meat before it is salted, so as to allow the salt to extract the blood more freely, the meat is soaked in water for about half an hour.
The liquid when soaked into a porous combustible substance like blotting-paper burns rapidly and quietly, and when struck with a hammer on a hard surface violently detonates; when a little of the liquid is spread on an anvil and struck, the portion immediately under the hammer only will, as a rule, detonate, the remainder being scattered.
In starting the furnace, the bottom is prepared by ramming it with charcoal-powder that has been soaked in milk of lime and dried, so that each particle is coated with a film of lime, which serves to reduce the loss of current by conduction through the lining when the furnace becomes hot.
Filter paper soaked with the clear solution is burnt, and the presence of gold is indicated by the purple colour of the ash.
The term "spontaneous combustion" is used when a substance smoulders or inflames apparently without the intervention of any external heat or light; in such cases, as, for example, in heaps of cotton-waste soaked in oil, the oxidation has proceeded slowly, but steadily, for some time, until the heat evolved has raised the mass to the temperature of ignition.
The cables are wrapped in cotton duck soaked in oxidized oil and varnish, and are sheathed in sheet iron.
86), to be soaked, wrapped in linen bandages, and put in the coffin.
Wide, the water from the pathways is soaked up on each side by capillary attraction, and in this way the roots secure a sufficient supply.
The following are organic manures: Farm-yard manure consists of the mixed dung of horses and cattle thrown together, and more or less soaked with liquid drainings of the stable or byre.
After twenty-four hours the hole may be levelled in, with moderate treading, if the water has soaked well in, the surface being left level and not sloping upwards towards the stem of the tree.
On the 18th the assault was renewed, and on the 10th the Confederates, advancing behind movable breastworks of water-soaked bales of hemp, forced the besieged, now long without water, to surrender.
The two layers thus " woven " - Pliny uses the word texere in describing this part of the process - formed a sheet (plagula or net), which was then soaked in water of the Nile.
Channels formed at right angles to the cultivation ridges provide for the access of water to the crop. The seeds, previously soaked, are sown, usually in March, on the sides of the ridges, and the land watered.
The log-line, after being well soaked, stretched and marked with knots, is wound uniformly on the log-reel, to which its inner end is securely fastened.
Suppose, for instance, the paper ribbon to be soaked in a solution of iodide of potassium and a light contact spring made to press continuously on its surface as it is pulled forward by the mechanism.
His gaze dropped to his blood-soaked clothing and then lingered where her body had been.
One touch of her damp, cold body told him otherwise—she was soaked to the skin.
Her own clothing was soaked with his blood.