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Overview of noun dousing

The noun dousing has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. submersion, immersion, ducking, dousing

(the act of wetting something by submerging it)

Overview of verb douse

The verb douse has 7 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. douse, put out

(put out, as of a candle or a light; "Douse the lights")

2. douse, dowse

(wet thoroughly)

3. dip, douse, duck

(dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool")

4. dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse

(immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint")

5. douse

(lower quickly; "douse a sail")

6. douse, dowse

(slacken; "douse a rope")

7. drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse

(cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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