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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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Khan, 21, from Lancashire posted the images of herself on Facebook wearing the wetsuit.
But sun seekers are being advised to wear wetsuits when going for a swim as swarms of giant jellyfish have been seen off the coast of Folkestone in Kent.
"Earlier in the week, one of our officers came across a frantic man in a wetsuit in the canal basin near Bridgewater Hall.
Mr O'Neill opened his first surf shop in San Francisco in 1952, and popularised the use of the neoprene wetsuit.
A UC Berkeley physics professor, Hugh Bradner, had created a prototype wetsuit and tested it in icy Lake Tahoe in 1950.
A NUMBER of wetsuits and diving equipment have been stolen in Newcastle.
'Wetsuits on indoors, I reckon,' he says, wrapping a towel round his waist and not waiting for any cue.
* Wetsuit -- Not essential in Bahrain but for a half distance race a wetsuit helps a lot.
The funding from Santander Corporate & Commercial will enable the business to increase its wetsuit stocks to meet rapidly growing demand.
The researchers are hoping that their wetsuit patterns can help deter shark attacks and do away with the shark cull eventually.
A MAYOR swapped his civic chains for a wetsuit and cycling shorts during a six-mile sporting challenge.