To have a weight that one considers quite light. The addition of water makes things heavier, so one's weight "soaking wet" would be more than it is while one is dry. Ralph weighs about 100 pounds soaking wet.
soaking wet (not comparable) (idiomatic) Extremely wet. (informal, of a person's weight) As a maximum; at most. quotations ▼
Do we really weigh more when we're soaking wet? Probably not. Any water on your body, or in your hair, probably wouldn't account for more than an ounce or two (1/16th or 1/8th of a pound).
Soaking wet refers to being naked or near naked. People often weigh themselves in their undies or after a shower. The expression simply means that the person is very small or underweight.
“Soaking wet” is a jocular expression added to emphasize how little the subject weighs. It originates in the observation that wet clothing weighs more than dry.
To have a weight that one considers quite light. The addition of water makes things heavier, so one's weight "soaking wet" would be more than it is while one is dry. Ralph weighs about 100 pounds soaking wet. A strong breeze would blow him over!
adjective. If something is soaking or soaking wet, it is very wet. My face and raincoat were soaking wet. Synonyms: soaked, dripping, saturated, drenched More Synonyms of soaking. Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
(slang) to engage in sexual activity with penetration but without hip thrusting (usually said of Mormons).
So here is the down-low on WET & DRY MUSCLES: Body builders refer to BULKIER muscles as wet gains, as those kinds of muscles are water/glycogen weight gain, while the dry muscles are actual lean mass muscles.
Dry weight is what the bike weighs without fluids. That's without gas, oil, coolant, final drive fluid, or sometimes even the brake fluid and battery! Wet weight is measured with some or all of the fluids in the bike. For example, a wet weight might include all fluids with a full tank of gas, ready to ride.
Your hair should weigh more when it's wet, all right, even if it's short enough that your scale doesn't notice the difference.
If you mean simply weight then, as many pointed out, there's no way a "wet cloth" can weigh less than a dry one, because mass has been added to the cloth, thus the gravitational force acting on it won't decrease.
It's best not to place soaking wet clothes directly into the dryer, since pooling water can damage the internal mechanisms of the dryer, and the extra water weight will increase the wear and tear on the machine. However, wringing out the clothes by hand will usually remove enough water to make the clothes dryable.
The objective of soaking (e.g. of legume seeds) is to moisten and soften the seed to reduce the cooking time or to aid in seed coat removal. In the malting process, the objective of soaking (steeping) is the uptake of water in order to activate the germination process in the kernel.
According to Withings, normal ranges for muscle mass are: Ages 20-39: 75-89 percent for men, 63-75.5 percent for women. Ages 40-59: 73-86 percent for men, 62-73.5 percent for women. ages 60-79: 70-84 percent for men, 60-72.5 percent for women.
Sweat it Out
As we know, sweat is simply water that's stored in the body. If you have excess water weight, working out hard and sweating will help shed it. Keep in mind that the weight will come back as soon as you rehydrate.
A good lean muscle percentage range should be about 70% to 90% to be considered healthy. That means that your body fat percentage ranges from 10-30%. Athletes typically range in the 7-22% body fat. Men tend to be on the higher side with lean mass in 80-90% range and woman in the 70-85% range.
"Weak or Pathetic" is another definition for MOIST especially in the UK. MOIST. Definition: Weak or Pathetic.
The benefits of soaking. Reduces phytic acids and improves the absorption of important nutrients and minerals, such as protein, iron, zinc and calcium. Reduces tannins and polyphenols.
Soaking process led to an increase in the hydration coefficient, seed weight, total protein, ash, fat, fiber, while non protein nitrogen, total carbohydrates, starch, stachyose, raffinose, reducing sugars, and minerals (except Na) were decreased.
However, vaginal wetness is normal and healthy. It supports fertility, makes sexual activity more comfortable, and can prevent vaginal pain. Vaginal wetness in the absence of other symptoms is normal. People who worry they produce too much vaginal fluid may not be aware of how much fluid the body produces.
The difference is a difference of degree - if one is drenched , one is totally soaked and dripping, if somebody or something is wet, he/she/it is not dry, but not soaked or dripping. For instance, the ground can be wet after a rain, your hair can be wet after a wash.
In British slang, "wet" meant "inept, ineffectual, effete". Within the political context, the term was used by Thatcher's supporters as both as a noun and as an adjective to characterise people or policies which Thatcher would have considered weak or "wet".