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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wet /ˈwɛt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 wet /ˈwɛt/ 形容詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wet a. [Compar. Wetter superl. Wettest.]
 1. Containing, or consisting of, water or other liquid; moist; soaked with a liquid; having water or other liquid upon the surface; as, wet land; a wet cloth; a wet table. Wet cheeks.”
 2. Very damp; rainy; as, wet weather; a wet season.  Wet October's torrent flood.”
 3. Chem. Employing, or done by means of, water or some other liquid; as, the wet extraction of copper, in distinction from dry extraction in which dry heat or fusion is employed.
 4. Refreshed with liquor; drunk.  [Slang]
 Wet blanket, Wet dock, etc.  See under Blanket, Dock, etc.
 Wet goods, intoxicating liquors. [Slang]
 Syn: -- Nasty; humid; damp; moist.  See Nasty.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wet n.
 1. Water or wetness; moisture or humidity in considerable degree.
    Have here a cloth and wipe away the wet.   --Chaucer.
 Now the sun, with more effectual beams,
 Had cheered the face of earth, and dried the wet
 From drooping plant.   --Milton.
 2. Rainy weather; foggy or misty weather.
 3. A dram; a drink.  [Slang]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wet, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wet (rarely Wetted); p. pr. & vb. n. Wetting.]  To fill or moisten with water or other liquid; to sprinkle; to cause to have water or other fluid adherent to the surface; to dip or soak in a liquid; as, to wet a sponge; to wet the hands; to wet cloth.  “[The scene] did draw tears from me and wetted my paper.”
 Ye mists and exhalations, that now rise . . .
 Whether to deck with clouds the uncolored sky,
 Or wet the thirsty earth with falling showers.   --Milton.
 To wet one's whistle, to moisten one's throat; to drink a dram of liquor. [Colloq.]
    Let us drink the other cup to wet our whistles.   --Walton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet
             bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet paint"; "wet
             weather" [ant: dry]
      2: supporting or permitting the legal production and sale of
         alcoholic beverages; "a wet candidate running on a wet
         platform"; "a wet county" [ant: dry]
      3: producing or secreting milk; "a wet nurse"; "a wet cow";
         "lactating cows" [syn: lactating] [ant: dry]
      4: consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor; "a wet cargo";
         "a wet canteen"
      5: very drunk [syn: besotted, blind drunk, blotto, crocked,
          cockeyed, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated,
          plastered, potty, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked,
          soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tiddly, tiddley,
          tight, tipsy]
      n : wetness caused by water; "drops of wet gleamed on the
          window" [syn: moisture]
      v 1: cause to become wet; "Wet your face" [ant: dry]
      2: make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating; "This eight year
         old boy still wets his bed"
      [also: wetting, wetted, wettest, wetter]