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wet

Military
A term used in spy circles referring to any spilling of blood. An assassination may be termed a wet affair, wet job, wet operation or, generically as wetwork or wet work.

Sexology
Referring to vaginal moistness, as in arousal.

Vox populi
Untried, inexperienced, green

wet

(wet)
1. Soaked with moisture, usually water.
2. A colloquial term for edematous or overhydrated.
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Samples that infiltrated in <5 s were classed as wettable, those that infiltrated in 5-60 s were classed as slightly wettable, those that infiltrated in 60-600 s were classed as having strong repellency, those that infiltrated in 600-3600 s were classed as having severe repellency and those that infiltrated in >3600 s were classed as having extreme repellency.
Table 1 Classification of contact lens surface wettability Grade Description 0 All regions of lens surface are wettable between blinks (a minimum of 6 seconds between blinks) 1 Discrete non-wetting area(s) after a minimum of 3 seconds post-blink 2 Single non-wetting area within 2-3 seconds of blink 3 Several non-wetting areas within 2-3 seconds of blink 4 Immediate area(s) of non-wetting post-blink.
Usually all but the micropyle is enclosed so that the secreted pollination drop when produced in sufficient quantity will run down a wettable surface, e.
Liquid formulations, wettable powders, and clay carriers are among products used to apply the nematodes and keep them safe during storage.
They include what appear to be unbranched filaments--which have been proposed as the first stage of feather evolution--to bits of sophisticated, corkscrewy barbs like those seen in the wettable feathers of modern diving birds.
Hsu et al have developed electrodes consisting of a conductive polymer supplemented with an organic-solvent, wettable, highly fluorinated acid polymer.
This trend of enhancing osteoblast function by creating more wettable surface through the use of nanophase materials holds good for metal as well.
03 mc Formulation service Granule insecticide formulation (G) Emulsion Concentrate (EC) Liquid Herbicides (AS) Wettable Powder (WP) and FLOWABLE (F) Liquid supplementary fertilizer Liquid supplementary fertilizer Mosquito coil (MC) Source : PT.
In this case the isolator is used to enclose wettable accessories and peripheral equipment.
This wettable polypropylene fiber combines cost effectiveness as compared to traditional wipe materials with unique processing and end product improvements, creating cost-savings and performance benefits for disposable and multipurpose wipes, according to executives.
It also seals the metal surface, provides a wettable, uniformly rough surface for mechanical adhesion and keeps water away from the interface between the metal and the organic coating.
As explained previously, UF, PF and ISO showed upward trends between 0 to 5 percent E-43 due to the outward orientation of MAPP backbone that is less wettable.