- v. 浸入；浇灭；泼水；熄灭
put out, as of a candle or a light;
"Douse the lights"
dip into a liquid;
"He dipped into the pool"
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"
"douse a sail"
"douse a rope"
cover with liquid; pour liquid onto;
"souse water on his hot face"
- The car was doused in petrol and set alight.
- He doused the flames with a fire extinguisher.
- douse the glim 熄来烛光
'Dowse your Topsail and salute her!' I cried.出自： E. Jong
When we were children Spring was easy, Dousing our heads in suds of hawthorn.出自： fig.