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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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Kohl samples were wetly digested with 2:1:1 mixture of nitric acid (65%), sulfuric acid (96%), and perchloric acid (70%) [23] on a hot plate in fuming hood near to dryness [24] by increasing the temperature for 2-3 h.
Isaiah came over to me, chewing wetly on the tennis ball, and flopped on my feet.
The coughing and the consecration unfolded together, one loudly and wetly, one quietly and drily.
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5 Leaf Yellow Loose and wetly Internodes Yellow Loose and wetly 1.
In the back, the girls opened their wide drowsy black eyes every now and then, blinked wetly.
something, and then the searching, watery fishing for something as wetly marine as forgetting, dividing loaves, dividing, then losing count.
Waves of mocking laughter rolled down the terraces as we scampered wetly away like the drips we were.
You have to know what to listen for: A sigh that catches wetly in
Several kinds of raw material, including bauxite, limestone, anthracite, alkali, returned lye, and waste liquid, are firstly put to ball mills with appropriate percentages and ground wetly to form raw slurry.
He has the vision of an eagle, pointing out snowy egrets on the bank and, barely visible above the surface of the water, the sweet whiskered face of a harbor seal, blinking wetly at us.