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English Dictionary: wetter by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
wetter
n
  1. a chemical agent capable of reducing the surface tension of a liquid in which it is dissolved
    Synonym(s): wetting agent, wetter, surfactant, surface-active agent
  2. a workman who wets the work in a manufacturing process
  3. someone suffering from enuresis; someone who urinates while asleep in bed
    Synonym(s): bedwetter, bed wetter, wetter
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Wet \Wet\ (w[ecr]t), a. [Compar. {Wetter}; superl. {Wettest}.]
      [OE. wet, weet, AS. w[aemac]t; akin to OFries. w[emac]t,
      Icel. v[be]tr, Sw. v[86]t, Dan. vaad, and E. water.
      [root]137. See {Water}.]
      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.
            [bd]Wet cheeks.[b8] --Shak.
  
      2. Very damp; rainy; as, wet weather; a wet season. [bd]Wet
            October's torrent flood.[b8] --Milton.
  
      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] --Prior.
  
      {Wet blanket}, {Wet dock}, etc. See under {Blanket}, {Dock},
            etc.
  
      {Wet goods}, intoxicating liquors. [Slang]
  
      Syn: Nasty; humid; damp; moist. See {Nasty}.
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