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wet

  

      adj   , wetter, wettest  
1    moistened, covered, saturated, etc., with water or some other liquid  
2    not yet dry or solid  
wet varnish     
3    rainy, foggy, misty, or humid  
wet weather     
4    employing a liquid, usually water  
a wet method of chemical analysis     
5      (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   characterized by or permitting the free sale of alcoholic beverages  
a wet state     
6      (Brit)  
informal   feeble or foolish  
7    wet behind the ears  
Informal   immature or inexperienced; naive  
      n  
8    wetness or moisture  
9    damp or rainy weather  
10      (Brit)  
informal   a Conservative politician who is considered not to be a hard-liner  
   Compare       dry       21  
11      (Brit)  
informal   a feeble or foolish person  
12      (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   a person who advocates free sale of alcoholic beverages  
13    the wet     (Austral)   (in northern and central Australia) the rainy season  
      vb   , wets, wetting, wet, wetted  
14    to make or become wet  
15    to urinate on (something)  
16    tr  
Dialect   to prepare (tea) by boiling or infusing  
17    wet one's whistle  
Informal   to take an alcoholic drink  
     (Old English wæt; related to Old Frisian wet, Old Norse vatr, Old Slavonic vedro bucket)  
  wetly      adv  
  wetness      n  
  wettability      n  
  wettable      adj  
  wetter      n  
  wettish      adj  


de Wet  
      n   Christian Rudolf. 1854--1922, Afrikaner military commander and politician, who led the Orange Free State army in the second Boer War (1899--1902). He was imprisoned for treason (1914) after organizing an Afrikaner nationalist rebellion  
wet-and-dry-bulb thermometer  
      n      another name for       psychrometer  
wet blanket  
      n  
Informal   a person whose low spirits or lack of enthusiasm have a depressing effect on others  
wet-bulb thermometer  
      n   a thermometer the bulb of which is covered by a moist muslin bag, used together with a dry-bulb thermometer to measure humidity  
wet cell  
      n   a primary cell in which the electrolyte is a liquid  
   Compare       dry cell  
wet dream  
      n   an erotic dream accompanied by an emission of semen during or just after sleep  
wet fish  
      n  
a    fresh fish as opposed to frozen or cooked fish  
b    (as modifier)  
a wet-fish shop     
wet fly  
      n     (Angling)  
a    an artificial fly designed to float or ride below the water surface  
b    (as modifier)  
wet-fly fishing        (Compare)        dry fly  
wet look  
      n   a shiny finish given to certain clothing and footwear materials, esp. plastic and leather  
wet nurse  
      n  
1    a woman hired to suckle the child of another  
      vb  
  wet-nurse   tr  
2    to act as a wet nurse to (a child)  
3    Informal   to attend with great devotion  
wet pack  
      n     (Med)   a hot or cold damp sheet or blanket for wrapping around a patient  
wet rot  
      n  
1    a state of decay in timber caused by various fungi, esp. Coniophora puteana. The hyphal strands of the fungus are seldom visible and affected timber turns dark brown  
2    any of the fungi causing this decay  
wet steam  
      n   steam, usually low-pressure, that contains water droplets in suspension  
wet suit  
      n   a close-fitting rubber suit used by skin divers, yachtsmen, etc., to retain body heat when they are immersed in water or sailing in cold weather  
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wet

  

      adj  
1    aqueous, damp, dank, drenched, dripping, humid, moist, moistened, saturated, soaked, soaking, sodden, soggy, sopping, waterlogged, watery, wringing wet  
2    clammy, dank, drizzling, humid, misty, pouring, raining, rainy, showery, teeming  
3      (Brit. informal)   boneless, effete, feeble, foolish, ineffectual, irresolute, namby-pamby, nerdy or nurdy     (slang)   silly, soft, spineless, timorous, weak, weedy     (informal)  
4    wet behind the ears        (informal)   as green as grass, born yesterday, callow, green, immature, inexperienced, innocent, naive, new, raw  
      n  
5    clamminess, condensation, damp, dampness, humidity, liquid, moisture, water, wetness  
6    damp weather, drizzle, rain, rains, rainy season, rainy weather  
7      (Brit. informal)   drip     (informal)   milksop, weakling, weed     (informal)   wimp     (informal)   wuss     (U.S. slang)  
      vb  
8    damp, dampen, dip, douse, drench, humidify, irrigate, moisten, saturate, soak, splash, spray, sprinkle, steep, water  
  
Antonyms     
,       adj   arid, bone-dry, dried, dry, fine, hardened, parched, set, sunny  
      n   dryness, dry weather, fine weather  
      vb   dehydrate, desiccate, dry, parch  

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Consulte también:

the wet, wet cell, wet fish, wet nurse

wet blanket n.
someone who shows no support or enthusiasm about an idea/proposal/situation

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