wa|ter|logged [ `wɔtər,lɔgd ] adjective
waterlogged ground is too wet to walk on or play sports on
a. used about clothes and other things that are extremely wet

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • waterlogged — [[t]wɔ͟ːtə(r)lɒgd, AM lɔːgd[/t]] also water logged ADJ GRADED Something such as soil or land that is waterlogged is so wet that it cannot absorb any more water, so that a layer of water remains on its surface. The match between Brighton and… …   English dictionary

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