wet

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wet

1. rainy, foggy, misty, or humid
2. employing a liquid, usually water
3. Chiefly US and Canadian characterized by or permitting the free sale of alcoholic beverages
4. damp or rainy weather
5. Brit informal a Conservative politician who is considered not to be a hard-liner
6. Chiefly US and Canadian a person who advocates free sale of alcoholic beverages
7. the wet Austral (in northern and central Australia) the rainy season

wet

[wet]
(physics)
A liquid is said to wet a solid if the contact angle between the solid and the liquid, measured through the liquid, lies between 0 and 90°, and not to wet the solid if the contact angle lies between 90 and 180°.
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the splintered ladder left sprawled and numbing in the wettish grass.
He smells of wettish wool, something chalky & acrid.
call It was a wettish day and I thought Paris had much more to offer, so I left the younger ones to it and went away.
On a wettish wicket, Sudbrook inserted Usk and got them all out for 201 in the 47th over.
The match at Panteg against St Fagans was cancelled due to a waterlogged ground and it was wettish at Croesyceiliog, where reigning champions Sully were the visitors.