Maybe some of it was soaking in.
You were soaking wet and shivering like a leaf.
After the dishes were done and the beds made, she usually wandered around the house or sat in the yard, soaking up sun.
Lana rushed to him, horrified by the amount of blood soaking his uniform.
The two of you together wouldn't weigh 150 pounds soaking wet.
After soaking two years and then lying high six months it was perfectly sound, though waterlogged past drying.
Dean, his hair still soaking wet, wearing an open-neck polo shirt while carrying his shoes, felt like the village idiot.
She was soaking wet and shivering, yet somehow alive.
Her clothes were soaking wet and her backside was numb with cold.
She hit the punching bag harder, sweat dripping down her body and soaking her leggings and sports bra.
The cut cells die, and oxidized products are concerned in the change of color, the brown juices exuding and soaking into the cell-walls.
Helophytes.These are marsh plants which normally have ii, leir roots in soaking soil but whose branches and foliage are more less aerial.
From our standpoint, the plant wastes all the rest of its energy on riotous living: growing roots and leaves, soaking up water, separating carbon molecules from oxygen ones.
Carmen lay still for a few minutes, soaking up the body heat from Alex.
Though completely waterlogged and almost as heavy as lead, they not only burned long, but made a very hot fire; nay, I thought that they burned better for the soaking, as if the pitch, being confined by the water, burned longer, as in a lamp.
Ridges of sparkling white sand surrounded the camp like a sleeping dragon, soaking heat from the sun - resting now so it could spit its fiery breath at them later in the day.
To get at the female and the ova prolonged soaking in soap and water is necessary, the epiderm being rubbed away and the ointment then applied.
Soaking the seed in strong-smelling substances, such as paraffin and turpentine, has been found efficacious, and in some districts paraffin sprayed over the seedlings has been practised with decided success.
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.
- Section of Gjers Soaking Pit.
His temptation was removed by the Host beginning to bleed, the blood soaking through the corporal into the marble of the altar.
Special wound-cork is also often formed round accidental injuries so as to prevent the rotting of the tissues by the soaking in of rain and the entrance of fungal spores and bacteria.
The fibrous tough roots, softened by soaking in water, and split, are used by the Indians and voyageurs to sew together the birch-bark covering of their canoes; and a resin that exudes from the bark is employed to varnish over the seams. It was introduced to Great Britain at the end of the 17th century and was formerly more extensively planted than at present.
Moreover, since the mould acts as a covering to retard the loss of heat, it should not be removed from the ingot until just before the latter is to be placed in its soaking furnace.
Apart from numerous fermentation processes such as rotting, the soaking of skins for tanning, the preparation of indigo and of tobacco, hay, ensilage, &c., in all of which bacterial fermentations are concerned, attention may be especially directed to the following evidence of the supreme importance of Schizomycetes in agriculture and daily life.
The poison is extracted by soaking the bruised or grated roots in water, after which the coarse flour is roasted.
Since the first advent of white colonists many springs and pans and small streams have dried up, this desiccation being attributed, not so much to decreased rainfall, as to the burning off of the grass every winter, so that the water, instead of soaking in, runs off the hard, baked'ground into the larger rivers.
Saltpetre may be made to act as a nitrite by dissolving it in water in the strength of about fifty grains to the ounce, soaking blotting-paper in the solution and letting the paper dry.
Soaking the fibre with glycerine, so that the moisture it absorbs does not change so much with the hygrometric state of the air, is of some advantage, but does not entirely remove the difficulty.
It was also necessary to give the fine charcoal a thin coating of calcium oxide by soaking it in lime-water, for the temperature was so high that unless it was thus protected it was gradually converted into graphite, losing its insulating power and diffusing the current through the lining and walls of the furnace.
The pathways should be paved with tiles, brick or stone, or made of concrete and cement, and the surface should be gently rounded so that the water required for evaporation may drain to the sides while the centre is sufficiently dry to walk upon; they should also have brick or stone edgings to prevent the water so applied soaking away at the sides and thus being wasted.
To bring them to a temperature suitable for rolling, these ingots must be set in heating or soaking furnaces (§ 125), and this should be done as soon as possible after they are cast, both to lessen the loss of their initial heat, and to make way for the next succeeding lot of ingots, a matter of great importance, because the charges of steel follow each other at such very brief intervals.
Wood, of Sparrows Point, Md., in which the moulds, while receiving the steel, stand on a train of cars, which are immediately run to the side of the soaking furnace.
Here, as soon as the ingots have so far solidified that they can be lifted without breaking, their moulds are removed and set on an adjoining train of cars, and the ingots are charged directly into the soaking furnace.
When the ingots had so far solidified that they could be handled, the moulds were removed and set on the floor to cool, the ingots were set on a car and carried to the soaking furnace, and the moulds were then replaced in the casting pit.
Here each mould and each ingot was handled as a separate unit twice, instead of only once as in the car casting system; the ingots radiated away great quantities of heat in passing naked from the converting mill to the soaking furnaces, and the heat which they and the moulds radiated while in the converting mill was not only wasted, but made this mill, open-doored as it was, so intolerably hot, that the cost of labour there was materially increased.
This may be done by soaking the wood in the hot oil for several hours, but the better way is to place the seasoned timber in an iron chamber in which a partial vacuum is created by exhausting the air.
soaking in lime-water renders it more lasting; great numbers of young pines are annually cut for railway sleepers, mining timber and numerous agricultural applications; large quantities are: consumed for wood-pavement.
Winkler showed that this division was best obtained by soaking asbestos with a solution of platinum chloride and reducing the platinum to the metallic state, and he described later a specially active kind of "contact substance," prepared from platinum chloride at a low temperature.
When combined with potash or soda it is used to saturate flypapers, and strong solutions can be obtained by soaking these in water; this fact has also been used with criminal intent.
A pair of older boys stood atop a corner building with a water cannon, letting lose on the paraders with a stream from their high, seemingly secure positionâ€”until the fire truck proved its might by soaking them and their perch, to the delight of the crowd.
She shied away from her reflection, from the paleness of her skin and the stark red of her blood soaking the cream sweater.
Some foods such as salt cod, require long, overnight soaking.
Soaking the feet in cold water (not ice cold) for around 15 minutes can bring symptomatic temporary relief.
detergent residue is often found in areas commonly used for soaking paper like the bath or kitchen sink.
dispelled myths such as breakfast ' soaking up ' the previous night's alcohol, Mr Ward said.
The rain became a downpour, soaking the dense forest where the fire had jumped from treetop to treetop.
After soaking, the prunes are lifted from the madeira and then quickly enrobed in good dark chocolate to seal in the goodness.
ensconced in the hotel talking aviation, eating fine food and just soaking up Scotland.
Get rid of unsightly toenail fungus by soaking your toes in Listerine mouthwash.
grass snake soaking up the sun close to the footpath.
We are told she is soaking wet, despite wearing gumboots and a mac.
The hostel features an outdoor hot tub, great for soaking away the aches and pains of the day!
He is like a sponge soaking up knowledge, he is always making me feel so humble in his company.
It is a long process which involves soaking the coconut husks in pits in the ground.
poor lassie - we were all soaking wet, bedraggled.
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Giving them a good soaking late in the afternoon helps, and our decorative bark mulch will also help keep moisture in.
You smell like a skunk soaking in sardine nectar for a week.
Try soaking porridge oats overnight in full cream milk.
overstocking of sheep also prevents water soaking into the ground.
polyamide trimmings inside the leg of the trousers prevents water from soaking up the lining.
This moment stands as it is, My eye soaking up the heavenly radiance, My throat ready to swallow.
A couple of groups were unlucky enough to get soaking wet in the underground reservoir.
The membrane around the egg also becomes very rubbery during this soaking in vinegar.
smell like a skunk soaking in sardine nectar for a week.
Look out too for grass snake soaking up the sun close to the footpath.
soaking wet, in a small hollow in the corner of a ruined building.
soaking in sardine nectar for a week.
Auburn hues Soaked saffron strands and its soaking liquid lend delicate streaks of color and flavor to fluffy boiled rice.
supple suspension comes into its own, soaking up ruts.
suspension seatpost, which seems to be soaking up some of the many potholes we have here.
tepid water soaking through my clothes.
The bathroom with a deep soaking tub overlooks the beautiful secluded gardens.
viable solution for wire ropes is by regular oil or grease soaking.
You lay, soaking wet, in a small hollow in the corner of a ruined building.
wile away an afternoon than soaking up the rays on the terrace.
Large coarse algae, such, for instance, as the Fucaceae and Laminariae, do not readily adhere to paper, and require soaking for some time in fresh water before being pressed.
(See § 121.) In this form the system is rather inflexible, for if the supply of ingots is delayed the pits grow unduly cool, so that the next ensuing lot of ingots either is not heated hot enough or is delayed too long in soaking.
Day 5: spend your final day relaxing by the hotel 's panoramic pool, soaking up the restful atmosphere.
We ate our packed lunch sitting on the seats soaking in the atmosphere and being serenaded by a budding musician.
On poor road surfaces the supple suspension comes into its own, soaking up ruts.
It sits atop a suspension seatpost, which seems to be soaking up some of the many potholes we have here.
Several times I got slightly splashed, the tepid water soaking through my clothes.
The only viable solution for wire ropes is by regular oil or grease soaking.
Hard Cheese responds well to soaking in a robust white wine.
A renowned hotspot, there is no better way to wile away an afternoon than soaking up the rays on the terrace.
Some knives can be put in the dishwasher, but others should be hand washed and should never be left soaking in standing water.
This process forces water through a prepackaged pellet of coffee instead of simply soaking coffee grounds in water and waiting for the finished coffee to drip out.
Hunting boots keep your feet warm and allow you to walk through wet, snowy areas without getting soaking wet.
I recommend soaking the area with a one to one mixture of white vinegar and warm water.
Your compost pile will require a bit of moisture to keep the process moving along, but just enough to make it feel damp, not soaking wet.
Soak the area with the splinter in warm water for ten minutes (or apply a damp warm compress to the area if soaking is not a possibility).
Chinese herbalists remove the healing substances from dong quai by soaking or boiling the herb in wine and consuming it in liquid form.
Nothing says elegance like a free standing soaking tub, and if you can pull off one of these, you'll have the ultimate in luxury.
Showers are a must for most people of course, so if you go for a soaking tub, you can install a shower without a bath.
Bathtubs can also be shower combinations, soaking tubs, or tubs for two.
While you're thinking of the tub, why not add a nice bath pillow for your next soaking extravaganza.
Bombarded by our media, countless teenage girls are spending money and time soaking in our culture through magazines, television shows, movies, and the Internet.
There's a few ways to keep those apples peachy while soaking up the sun.
Corn Bread - Cornbread is made for soaking up barbecue sauce or any other good stuff left on your plate.
Use the time for anything that you want to do such as soaking in a bubble bath complete with relaxing aromatherapy candles burning nearby, playing outside with your dog or settling in your favorite easy chair with a good book.
Removing the excess fluid is a great way to make the tofu act more like a sponge while soaking in a savory marinade and makes it more absorbent to flavors from the other foods cooked with it.
Many people report digestive reactions to nuts and seeds, though in some cases soaking the seeds for hours beforehand may aid the digestion.
Wheatberries are generally prepared by soaking the kernels for a period of time and then cooking them in water, broth, or milk.
If you’re using almonds for your milk, start by soaking them overnight.
If you prefer using another type of nut for your milk, you can skip the soaking step.
After months of wedding planning, both bride and groom can look forward to a well-deserved break basking on the beach, soaking up the sun, and taking in romantic evenings together.
You will also enjoy the luxuries that come with a traditional cruise, even if you're not soaking up the rays of the Caribbean sun by a pool.
Try soaking the cushions and mattress with an enzymatic cleanser to eliminate trapped urine crystals.
Soaking seeds or beans for 12 hours will give them plenty of time to absorb water.
These lights can offer low light while soaking in the tub, or offer additional light when applying your makeup.
There are few things more pleasurable than soaking in a hot bath with scented bath water and then slipping into a pair of plus size luxury pajamas for the evening.
Some experts recommend soaking in a hot bath before bed, using a heating pad or ice pack prior to sleeping.
Develop sleep rituals whether it's brushing your hair with a hundred strokes, soaking in a bath, performing a light stretch or reading a comfortable book.
Soaking in a hot bath, reading a good book and disconnecting from the concerns of the day whether they are associated with family or business can promote the positive expectation that you are going to get a good night's sleep.
This usually means soaking them in a solution, and taking care to make sure hands are clean when putting them in or taking them out.
Seasonal: Whether it's snowing or you're soaking up rays and splashing in the ocean, there's something from Pugs Eyewear that will work for your adventure.
Tanganyika Tidal Wave: A thrilling boat excursion culminating in a 55 foot drop and soaking wave.
You won’t find thrilling coasters or soaking water rides, but what you will find is over 600 animals waiting to interact with you.
Spreading the paste lightly over the red wine stain, keeps it from soaking into the carpet.
Add the fruit and mix so all the fruit is soaking in the wine mixture.
Good health, proper planning, and careful packing will allow you to simply enjoy the experience of exploring the wilderness and soaking up the wonder and exhilaration of nature.
By 8:45 a.m., the group was standing at the edge of the canyon, soaking in the hypnotic view of the far-reaching vista.
A common home remedy involves soaking the affected body parts in home-brewed tea, which contains tannic acid, a natural antiperspirant.
This may be accomplished by letting cool water run over the burned area or by soaking it in cool (not cold) water.
This type of spotting is no reason for concern, but if bleeding increases to the point of soaking a sanitary napkin, there may be reason for concern.
Soaking in a warm (not hot) saline bath can relive itchiness but it is important to ask your doctor before using this approach.
Like douching, too much soaking in a vinegar and water mix can cause a pH imbalance.
A better bet is to make your own tea by soaking freshly shaved ginger in very hot water and then sweetening to taste.
Spa Vitale: Located on the roof-top deck, the Spa Vitale features private soaking tubs, facials and massages.
Some of the rooms also boast soaking tubs.
Many styles recline slightly, making these chairs ideal for lounging near the water and soaking your feet.
Cold water has a hard time soaking through this suit, and once you're out of the water, the suit dries quickly.
A swimsuit used for diving, racing or swimming in the surf may require a different design than one used for soaking up rays on the beach.
Most of the towels are a generous 30 inches by 60 inches, making them the average size for lying down and soaking up some of the summer sun.
Fashion insiders and those who eat, sleep and breathe fashion - even if from a distance - spend a great deal of time soaking up the sights, sounds and vibrancy associated with fashion shows.
Try soaking the glass in a mixture of hot water and baking soda for several hours, then clean with soap and water.
Museum: Spend some time together while soaking in a little culture.
If your partner enjoys soaking in a bath, create a spa experience by lighting candles, playing music and filling the tub with something that smells good.
Sometimes it's a very expensive mounting they are in love with that is soaking up their budget.
If this happens to your ring, try soaking it in a jewelry cleaning solution and avoid scrubbing with a tough brush.
After a night's soaking, drain the rice and allow it to dry for about twenty minutes on paper towels until it is merely moist.
Also, be sure to clean up spots and spills right away to prevent them from soaking into the surface.
Kids are like sponges during this critical age, soaking up information all around them.
If they've been in the mud, you can do a deeper clean by soaking them-again, don't put them in the washer, no matter how convenient it sounds.
The Henna dye is painted on the skin, soaking in to create a temporary, yet attractive reddish brown tattoo.
Basic aftercare consists of washing and soaking the piercing carefully in a saline solution.
There are many benefits to soaking your healing piercing with a warm saline soak.
Washing daily with a gentle soap and soaking in a mild saline solution will help speed up the healing and alleviate discomfort.
Proper aftercare includes washing once a day with plain, unscented and dye-free soap and soaking in a saline solution made of 1/8th of a teaspoon of non-iodized salt to 8 ounces of water.
Each room offers a 27-inch television, a marble bath with a soaking tub and a separate shower, views of Sixth Avenue, an in-room safe, luxurious bedding, plush Ritz Carlton robes, DVD players, and cordless telephones.
City or Tower Rooms offer the same spacious accommodations as a Deluxe Room, plus the addition of a marble topped bar, a separate dressing room, and a separate shower and soaking tub in the marble bath.
Families can spend the entire day at Hawaii's beaches for free while soaking up the sun, enjoying powder-soft sand, island breezes and miles of unspoiled views of the Pacific Ocean.
I observed them, learned from them, just soaking it all up.
Continue soaking for as long as necessary to remove blood stain.
Generally, this was done by thoroughly soaking the blackboard with a sponge that was dipped into a pail of water.
Today we know that soaking a blackboard with water causes permanent damage to the surface over time.
Even the most stubborn of coffee films vanish after three soaking efforts.
Sprouting is the process of soaking seeds in order to bring about germination.
Vinegar can also be used by soaking your skillet's surface with for an hour or so to allow a chemical reaction to take place.
He learned to play guitar by watching and listening to others, soaking up knowledge from experienced musicians and practicing many hours a day.
Soaking in a relaxing, soothing tea bath is another way to alleviate the sting.
When you're done soaking your skin, take a nice cool shower.
That means you might love soaking up the oil with those useful blotting sheets, but you're not doing anything to stop the problem for good.
The alternative to soaking your feet is much simpler.
For the best shot at clearing up rashes as early as possible, try soaking in a lukewarm collodial oatmeal bath.
Green or black yea - One home remedy involves soaking a green or black tea bag in hot water for one minute before applying the wet bag directly to the sore.
If you suffer from a bedbug rash, cool showers, damp rags, and soaking in oatmeal may help alleviate the symptoms of your bedbug bites.
The best cure for toe nail fungus involves a regimen of proper washing, soaking and keeping the foot dry so that the fungus can heal effectively.
Here is a suggested recipe for soaking your feet.
Whether you're taking part in the water sports, hiking the area trails or soaking up the culture, when your appetite calls to your attention, the city provides many choices to satisfy every craving.
Just outside the restaurant's doors you will find a sprawling beach where you can enjoy beach volleyball, dancing or simply soaking up the summer sun.
While soaking in the natural amenities of the area, guests and residents can also sample tasty meals at some of the areas numerous seafood restaurants, which specialize in local and fresh seafood.
Yet the use of an open-hearth furnace of very great capacity, say of 200 tons per charge, has the disadvantage that such very large lots of steel, delivered at relatively long intervals, are less readily managed in the subsequent operations of soaking and rolling down to the final shape, than smaller lots delivered at shorter intervals.
Of these two will be shown here, the Gjers soaking pit for steel ingots, and the Eckman or continuous furnace, as modified by C. H.
Gjers Soaking Pit.
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