wet contact

wet contact

[′wet ′kän‚takt]
(electricity)
Contact through which direct current flows.
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Many of today's best known industrial disinfectants, including those commonly used in hospitals and health care facilities, are unable to pass this test at all or require up to several hours of direct wet contact to pass.
During a four-hour sortie from Edwards AFB, California, the tanker, known in RAAF service as the KC-30A, conducted 59 contacts including five wet contacts during which 19,600kg (43,200lb) of fuel were passed.