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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 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.
This, with the cleaning of the stables and other scents, the air in cities in a calm, wettish time is so opposite to the clear pure country air that I believe even the minds of people are in some degree hindered from the pure operation of the Holy Spirit.
A red sky colour over the clouds above the horizon at sunrise is a sign of rain, because the lower air is then probably filled by the kind of diffused, wettish fog clouds which will condense into rain.
In his picture Phil Sibley doesn't seem like the kind of kid who'd be friends with the other murdered boy, who doesn't look so hot in his own second-grade school photo--mutt-blond and greasy with dark circles un der his eyes and a wettish wound of a smile.