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Wet

Meanings and phrases

wet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. covered or soaked with a liquid such as water
  2. very drunk; besotted; blind drunk; blotto; crocked; cockeyed; fuddled; loaded; pie-eyed; pissed; pixilated; plastered; slopped; sloshed; smashed; soaked; soused; sozzled; squiffy; stiff; tight
  3. containing moisture or volatile components
  4. supporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages
  5. producing or secreting milk; lactating
  6. consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor

wet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. wetness caused by water; moisture

wet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cause to become wet
  2. make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating

wet bar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bar for mixing drinks that has a sink with running water

wet blanket

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who spoils the pleasure of others; spoilsport; killjoy; party pooper

wet cell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a primary voltaic cell having a liquid electrolyte

wet dream

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an erotic dream (usually at night) accompanied by the (nocturnal) emission of semen

wet fly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fisherman's fly that floats under the surface of the water

wet lung

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales; inflammation of the lungs which become stiff and fibrous and cannot exchange oxygen; occurs among persons exposed to irritants such as corrosive chemical vapors or ammonia or chlorine etc.; adult respiratory distress syndrome; ARDS; white lung

wet nurse

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else; wet-nurse; wetnurse; amah
E.g.
  • Her mother was Yoshinaka's wet nurse.
  • The relationship is that formed by suckling from the breast of a wet nurse.
  • Linnaeus suggested that children might absorb the personality of their wet nurse through the milk.

wet suit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a close-fitting garment made of a permeable material; worn in cold water (as by skin divers) to retain body heat

wet season

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E.g.
  • The city has a distinct wet season and dry season.
  • In the wet season it can descend to 1200 m altitude.
  • Births tend to take place during the wet season.

wet weather

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E.g.
  • The base of the stem turns sticky in wet weather.
  • Early firearms were inferior in rate-of-fire, and were very sensitive to wet weather.
  • The race featured many lead changes and ended in wet weather, with Robert Doornbos emerging victorious.

wet and dry

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Kalinga practice both wet and dry rice farming.
  • It has a tropical wet and dry climate (Köppen: Aw).
  • Beriberi is seen in two forms: wet and dry.
E.g.
  • The accident was attributed to excessive speed and wet conditions.
  • Non-hydraulic cement does not set in wet conditions or under water.
  • The Lexus LFA test numbers also reflect the implications of testing in the wet conditions.

during the wet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Births tend to take place during the wet season.
  • Roth's tree frog breeds during the wet season, from November to March.
  • Females mark more often during the wet season when they are in estrus.

very wet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is also very wet by Victorian standards.
  • Decomposition rates are low under very wet or very dry conditions.
  • A very wet growing medium can cause both seeds and seedlings to rot.

wet forests

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E.g.
  • They are more likely to be found in wet forests.
  • The habitat consists of dense, wet forests.

wet areas

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E.g.
  • There are wet areas which support marshy vegetation.
  • There are ditches and wet areas generally.
  • The fungus prefers wet areas, like riparian forests and fens.

when wet

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E.g.
  • It shines when wet and reflects its surroundings.
  • Papers vary in texture, hue, acidity, and strength when wet.
  • Slightly sticky when wet, the cap surface is shiny and smooth.

wet winters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Heavy rains in late 1314 began several years of cold and wet winters.
  • The climate is characterized by hot, dry summers and cool, wet winters.
  • In general, the island experiences mild wet winters and dry hot summers.
E.g.
  • It is a perennial herb growing from 0.03 to 0.04 m high, in seasonally wet moss and herbfields among granite rocks.
  • "Microtis orbicularis" grows in swamps and seasonally wet depressions, sometimes with the base of the plant submerged.
  • "Microtis quadrata" grows in seasonally wet depressions and in swampy mounds in near-coastal areas between Perth and Augusta.

tropical wet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It has a tropical wet and dry climate (Köppen: Aw).
  • Vasai-Virar has a tropical wet and dry climate (Köppen: Aw).
  • Under Köppen climate classification, Rajshahi has a tropical wet and dry climate.

wet meadows

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The site comprises marshes, seasonally flooded wet meadows, with limestone outcrops and scrub at its margins.
  • In terms of plants, Studenchishte supports a wide variety of habitats including alkaline marshes and fens, and semi-natural wet meadows.
  • In contains about two hundred shallow basins floored by layers of sand and clay, holding wet meadows, salt flats, marshes and fresh water ponds.

wet forest

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E.g.
  • It occurs in lowland wet forest in Amazonian Peru.
  • It occurs in lowland wet forest from eastern Ecuador to western Brazil (Rondônia).
  • The wet forest in which it grows has a biodiverse fauna of reptiles and amphibians.

grows in wet

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E.g.
  • It grows in wet heath and on the side of a road.
  • This elbow orchid grows in wet flats in forest in New Guinea.
  • "Dienia ophrydis" grows in wet forests, often near streams and swampy areas.

dry and wet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Jacó lies in a tropical climate zone mainly defined by distinct dry and wet seasons.
  • The prevailing climatic conditions in the barangay are categorized into two (2) types: dry and wet season.
  • It is one of the most common dragonflies in Asia, found in both the plains and hills and in dry and wet areas.

cold and wet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Heavy rains in late 1314 began several years of cold and wet winters.
  • Phlegm was the humor identified with water, since both were cold and wet.
  • It has a continental climate with hot and wet summer, and cold and wet winter.
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