Definition of presoak in English:

presoak

Line breaks: pre|soak
Pronunciation: /priːˈsəʊk
 
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verb

[with object]
  • Soak (something) as a preliminary process or treatment: bandages should be presoaked in a solution of menthol and camphor
    More example sentences
    • Aaron briefly presoaks black-and-white pages from the daily paper in a 5-gallon bucket of water, then spreads the sheets with an overlap of 3 to 5 inches.
    • All grafts were presoaked in antibiotic storage medium.
    • Prerinse clothing outdoors by spraying or hosing it; or presoak it in a suitable container such as a large bucket or tub; or use the prewash cycle of an automatic washer, with detergent.

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