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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 firm is also offering 5-2 for there to be snowfall in October, with spokesman John Hill saying: "Punters are expecting a damp outlook ahead over the next few weeks, as we have seen a flurry of bets for this month to be the wettest October on record.
Wales and Scotland have both experienced their wettest winter on record.
Huddersfield weather man Paul Stevens said the wettest November in history was in 2009 when there was 215mm of rain.
A spokesman said it has been the wettest winter on record - where the precipitation records date back to 1766.
The bookies have been forced to cut the odds of this month being the UK's wettest ever on record to just 6/4.
It was the wettest year on record for England and the third wettest for Wales, but Scotland experienced only its 17th wettest year and in Northern Ireland it was the 40th wettest.
After the UK's wettest summer in a century, England and Wales are now on course for the wettest start of autumn for 12 years, the Met Office said.
The misery follows our wettest summer for 100 years.
8 inches) that has fallen across the UK puts the month as the third wettest for the UK in records dating back more than a century to 1910.
April has officially entered the record books as the wettest in the UK in 100 years, causing British citizens to fear for what the coming summer might bring and book overseas holidays in the hope of guaranteeing better weather.
Tennis idol Andy Murray is 13-8 to land a Grand Slam title, Kate and Wills are 50-1 to have their first child born here, Gerard Butler is 33-1 for an Oscar and the odds are 20-1 for this to be our wettest year.
Our team of numbercrunchers launched a major study of crime figures during the 10 wettest and 10 sunniest days of 2009 and 2010.