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wet (oneself)

1. Literally, to urinate while wearing one's clothing. I had to go to the bathroom so bad that I'd nearly wet myself by the time I made it home. Sarah has just finished potty training, but she still wets herself from time to time.
2. To laugh hysterically or uncontrollably. (Usually used in the continuous tense.) Raj's new boyfriend is hilarious, he had us wetting ourselves through the whole lunch!
3. To be extremely excited or giddy. (Usually used in the continuous tense.) Abigail and I were nearly wetting ourselves with excitement for the concert to start!
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wet

1. mod. alcohol intoxicated. He’s been drinking since noon and is pretty wet.
2. mod. having to do with an area where is it legal to sell alcohol. (Compare this with dry.) Is it wet or dry in this county?
3. mod. feeble; in the manner of a nerd. Tom is totally wet. What a jerk.
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(2010) found soil pH to be the most significant factor explaining differences between water-repellent and wettable conditions in sandy soils, and this may be due in part to changes in mineralisation of organic carbon (Wallis and Home 1992; Harper et al.
OM micrographs following morphology evolution shows a micro co-continuous structure initially (Figures 3(f1) and 3(f2)), and then small epoxy-rich particles form around the CaS[O.sub.4] whisker (Figure 3(f3)) due to the CaS[O.sub.4] whisker's effect of preferential wettable to the epoxy resin.
In the greenhouse assays, the wettable powders efficiently controlled neonate larvae (Fig.
Dusts--These are powdered forms of chemicals, usually with the particles noticeably larger than in wettable powders.
Malathion is sold as ready-to-use and concentrated liquids, dusts, and wettable powders alone or in combination with other insecticides and fungicides.
Flowables, like wettable powders, are pesticides manufactured as solid materials only.
Thus, the success of silicone-hydrogel lenses comes from well-known bulk modifications of the lens material (the inclusion of silicone), combined with sophisticated surface modifications that convert the normally hydrophobic surface of silicone to a very wettable, hydrophilic surface that discourages protein accumulations and supports a normal 'tear film' on the outer surface of the lens.
Things like highly scented deodorant soap, rotten eggs, ammonia, wettable sulfur, garlic, clumps of human hair and even cheap perfume or aftershave tend to turn deer away.
Cerexagri-Nisso LLC, King Of Prussia, PA, announces that two of its products, Microthiol Disperss (micronized wettable sulfur) and Firewall (streptomycin) have received organic status.
Since the pretreated fabrics are high wettable by all studied liquids, n-heptane is the only wicking liquid in the case of the hydrophobic fabric R.
Products with the same active ingredient may be described as granular, flowable, emulsifiable, or wettable based on the inert ingredients in the formulation [National Pesticide Telecommunications Network (NPTN) 1999].
In 1996, Waters introduced the Oasis HLB (hydrophilic-lipophilic balance), the first water wettable polymeric reversephased SPE sorbents.
If not, try wettable sulfur-just be sure not to spray squash, cucumbers or other cucurbits, because the sulfur will burn their leaves.
The borate solutions were obtained by diluting the appropriate weight of the wettable powder Tim-bor[R] Professional (Nisus Corporation; 98% DOT) (Anon.
Dithane 945 contains 80% w/w mancozeb, formulated as a wettable powder.