wettest


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wet \Wet\ (w[e^]t), a. [Compar. Wetter; superl. Wettest.]
   [OE. wet, weet, AS. w[=ae]t; akin to OFries. w[=e]t, Icel.
   v[=a]tr, Sw. v[*a]t, Dan. vaad, and E. water. [root]137. See
   Water.]
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   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." --Shak.
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   2. Very damp; rainy; as, wet weather; a wet season. "Wet
      October's torrent flood." --Milton.
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   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.
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   4. Refreshed with liquor; drunk. [Slang] --Prior.
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   Wet blanket, Wet dock, etc. See under Blanket, Dock,
      etc.

   Wet goods, intoxicating liquors. [Slang]
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   Syn: Nasty; humid; damp; moist. See Nasty.
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