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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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WETTING the baby's head in this picture is doting Dad Robert Lamb,father of Owain Lloyd Lamb.
WETTING the baby's head was cheap - 40p for a pint of beer.
His friends and family have known for some time, and Hugh has been wetting the baby's head in his local gastropub, so for them this won't come as any shock.
There' seven a wetting the baby's head session to look forward to when the Reds return.
Indeed, ours was the inaugural flight and on landing in Faro we were met by fire engines aiming hoses at us - not for any emergency, I hasten to add, but in a ceremony akin to wetting the baby's head.
The big bust-up with Sheryl followed an incredible night out in London's West End when Gazza and his mates got in some serious practice wetting the baby's head.
When Neil Edwards first approached him in the pub and explained he was wetting the baby's head, he shook his hands and congratulated him.
Even allowing for ludicrous wetting the baby's head binges, the pure joy of the occasion forces us to remember the tiniest details in 3D wide screen Technicolor.