water-logging

waterlog

[waw-ter-lawg, -log, wot-er-]
verb (used with object), waterlogged, waterlogging.
1.
to cause (a boat, ship, etc.) to become uncontrollable as a result of flooding.
2.
to soak, fill, or saturate with water so as to make soggy or useless.
verb (used without object), waterlogged, waterlogging.
3.
to become saturated with water.

Origin:
1770–80; apparently back formation from waterlogged

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