waterlogged

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[ UK /wˈɔːtəlˌɒɡd/ ]
[ US /ˈwɔtɝˌɫɑɡd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. (of soil) soft and watery
    swampy bayous
    a marshy coastline
    quaggy terrain
    muddy barnyard
    the ground was boggy under foot
    miry roads
    the sloughy edge of the pond
    wet mucky lowland
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How To Use waterlogged In A Sentence

  • On the other hand, when armed with a large umbrella or a well-fitting raincoat and perhaps a pair of gumboots, it is possible to enjoy the monsoon rains, and take time out to splash through muddy puddles and wade through waterlogged roads.
  • The mangroves' waterlogged roots decayed into peat, and the peat's acidity and lack of oxygen kept the wood from rotting.
  • The mottling does not have the classic red and grey colours of gley soils, typically formed in waterlogged soils.
  • It seems likely, therefore, not only that most of the nematodes will on analysis turn out to be hydrophilous, but also that in this highly organic but waterlogged soil, they may feed largely on decaying organic matter.
  • Some of these low-lying areas, with waterlogged deposits blanketed by alluvium, have provided good evidence for Roman farming.
  • Caisii Mao/ Demotix Boys played football in a waterlogged field after heavy monsoon rain hit Dimapur, in the northeastern state of Nagaland, June 27. Early Monsoon Showers
  • However, in some localities, such as below the water table and in waterlogged soils, reducing conditions can prevail.
  • The women said the waterlogged park behind their homes was a potential death trap to children in the area.
  • Parts of the Northeast and Midwest are starting the week waterlogged by summer storms.
  • It was associated with large waterlogged pits which contained leather offcuts, dung and other organic residues.
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