wet contact

wet contact

[′wet ′kän‚takt]
(electricity)
Contact through which direct current flows.
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During a four-hour sortie from Edwards AFB, California, the tanker, known in RAAF service as the KC-30A, conducted 59 contacts including five wet contacts during which 19,600kg (43,200lb) of fuel were passed.
In the course of four flights, by day and night, in southern Spain, the A400M received more than 80 tons of fuel in 100 wet contacts from a Royal Air Force Voyager version of the A330 MRTT using the tanker ?