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For a time these paper-wound cables were soaked in oil, but in 1890 Engineer F.
I was in a fever; my hair, soaked with perspiration, stuck to my forehead and temples.
Tip was well soaked and dripping water from every angle of his body.
A LAMP, soaked with too much oil and flaring brightly, boasted that it gave more light than the sun.
Cecily put her hair up in curl-papers that night, thoroughly soaked in Judy Pineau's curling-fluid.
Dog-cheap is what I call it, when I think of the small rooms I've ben soaked for," was Billy's judgment.
I ain't much of a scholar, Saxon, but I know simple arithmetic; I've soaked my watch when I was hard up, and I can calculate interest.
Did you never see such a shape soaked into your boat?
Then they treated each sponge in one of five ways: 1) soaked it for 3 minutes in a 10 percent chlorine bleach solution, 2) soaked it in lemon juice or deionized water for 1 minute, 3) heated it in a microwave for 1 minute, 4) placed it in a dishwasher operating with a drying cycle, or 5) left it untreated.
Two of the arrangements require Oasis -- a type of floral foam, available at craft or florist shops -- that's soaked in water at least 10 minutes and used as the base to hold vegetables and flowers and keep them moist.
In another test, crickets crowded around cotton wool that had been soaked in water about as salty as seawater.
In another test, swarming crickets crowded around cotton wool soaked in a moderately salty solution in preference to cotton soaked in plain water.