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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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It's important to not limit that advice to an audience still wet behind the ears.
Being newly elected in 2010, I think Mr Rotheram, who appears wet behind the ears as a jurist, should learn from UK cyberlaw scholars, especially former 'New' Labour councillors like myself, who only left the Labour Party after Ed Miliband declared the days of New Labour as being over.
Wet behind the ears, Gosling's Stephen Meyers is the most pivotal figure.
It came as quite a shock and another blow to our pride when these still wet behind the ears kids got themselves a record deal and found themselves in the UK top ten in the summer of 1964.
Didier Drogba has notched seven goals in his last five games against the Gunners and he will relish playing against a centre-back partnership of Laurent Koscielny and Sebastien Squillaci which is still wet behind the ears.
I am not so sure that I would be so involved if not for the steady encouragement I received when I was wet behind the ears.
out toward the cove whenever some child wet behind the ears shouts.
He's still wet behind the ears for want of a better term, but in actual fact these type of guys are good to work with.
He must think we're all wet behind the ears or have no memory of what Thatcher did to the region in the 1980s when our industries and communities were laid to waste.
I am wet behind the ears but we have managed to get in the Premiership.
Of course, he hadn't, but it was a very kind way of making a young critic, still wet behind the ears, feel suddenly quite important.
YOUNG CONSTRUCTION WORKERS MAY BE A little wet behind the ears, but they sure can swing a framing hammer and handle a pointed trowel.