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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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Technavio's report, Global Wetsuits Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
Jo's mum secretly took pictures of Jo as she stood around in her wetsuit and emailed them to her a week after they returned from their holiday, in June 2010, with the message: 'I thought you might like to see these.
The recommendation to wear striped wetsuits to deter shark attacks came after the controversial shark cull policy in Western Australia which remains in the international spotlight.
The 38-year-old, of Ashington, Northumberland, said: "I had to change into some spare clothes, but my underwear was soaked through, and then I didn't have anything to change into the wetsuit with.
Rent a thick wetsuit and board at Icy Waves (from $35/day; icywaves.
The following day, kitted up in another snazzy wetsuit, I swam with Kai the dolphin at Discovery Cove.
They had the idea after selling their daughter's outgrown wetsuit and deciding to buy unwanted stock from a nearby factory outlet.
THE world's first power-heated wetsuit means you can ride the waves no matter how cold the water.
To test this scenario, Woodley and her colleagues cut up a used wetsuit and sterilized the pieces.
Snorkeling gear such as a regulator, mask, fins, snorkel, wetsuit, and buoyancy control device costs $800 to $1,800.
Back on deck, Sand used a hose to squirt some warm water under his wetsuit.
The solution may lie in having the swimmer wear a wetsuit.