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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of wetting something by submerging it;
[syn: submersion, immersion, ducking, dousing]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Douse \Douse\ (dous), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Doused (doust); p. pr. & vb. n. Dousing.] [Cf. Dowse, and OD. donsen to strike with the fist on the back, Sw. dunsa to fall down violently and noisily; perh. akin to E. din.] 1. To plunge suddenly into water; to duck; to immerse; to dowse. --Bp. Stillingfleet. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) To strike or lower in haste; to slacken suddenly; as, douse the topsail. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

dousing n 1: the act of wetting something by submerging it [syn: submersion, immersion, ducking, dousing]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

31 Moby Thesaurus words for "dousing": baptism, burial, burning out, controlling, damping, dip, dipping, duck, ducking, dunking, dying, engulfment, extinction, extinguishment, fire fighting, flame-out, going out, immergence, immersion, inundation, putting out, quenching, sinking, smotheration, smothering, snuffing, souse, sousing, stifling, submergence, submersion