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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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Wetter compared the current state of the field to the days when laparoscopic surgery was emerging.
139 Years since Ireland had a wetter winter than one we just endured
Wetter presented the study findings at the annual meeting of the Noah Worcester Dermatological Society.
After a bright start on Friday, wetter and windier conditions will spread in from the west.
WETTER TOGETH THER Darling has a lot thrown at him during the independence campaign - including icy water
Wetter conditions prevailed on either side of the warm pool.
But equally we have seen much cooler and wetter spells.
But while the summer has been wetter than last year's it has been considerably drier than 2007, 2008 and 2009, the Met Office said.
Wetter decided that his idea--a global effort to improve surgical outcomes -would be just as feasible, because "smart doctors around the world can get together and do it.
The report said climate change was expected to produce higher temperatures, drier summers and wetter winters across much of England.
We didn't expect it to rain any more but it got wetter and wetter.