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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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Earlier in the week, one of our officers came across a frantic man in a wetsuit in the canal basin near Bridgewater Hall.
Before his death in 2013, O'Neill's chief rival, Bob Meistrell of Redondo Beach-based Body Glove International, also claimed to have pioneered the wetsuit.
But then he told my dad 'Don't worry she has the largest wetsuit we have - it would even fit a beached whale
Flow Surf and Skate is now planning to develop its own Flow Surf and Skate branded clothing and accessories range to include T-shirts, sweatpants, caps, backpacks, wetsuits and other items.
Dean Jackson, MD, Hubb Design, said, 'We have made significant long-term investments in the business and are benefitting from exceptional demand for our high performance products, predominantly the wetsuits.
The researchers are hoping that their wetsuit patterns can help deter shark attacks and do away with the shark cull eventually.
Melbourne, July 18 ( ANI ): Scientists from the University of Western Australia, with designers Shark Attack Mitigation Systems (SAMS), have unveiled two new wetsuits, which they say could protect surfers from sharks.
The distance is approximately 600m and again wetsuits are recommended due to cold sea temperatures.
Wetsuit clad paddlers took to the Danube for a 4km trip downstream to the old quarter of the town, in a gruelling but light-hearted 45 minute dip.
A BRITISH shark attack victim whose leg was bitten off was saved by quick-thinking bystanders who applied a makeshift tourniquet from a wetsuit and two belts.
Buckingham, in his first open water swim without a wetsuit, found the going quite tough and emerged in 75th place (8.
As his wetsuit is cut away there are two bloody bullet holes in his back - but there are no bullet holes in the wetsuit, which is in perfect condition.