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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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6) Alcon's Total 1 is an example of how polymerisation of a hydrophilic layer to an underlying silicone matrix, can provide a wettable surface to a daily disposable silicone hydrogel lens.
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.
In the greenhouse assays, the wettable powders efficiently controlled neonate larvae (Fig.
A dry flowable is like a wettable powder but the active ingredient is prepared in small granule-sized particles.
Malathion is sold as ready-to-use and concentrated liquids, dusts, and wettable powders alone or in combination with other insecticides and fungicides.
1985) found that the emulsifiable concentrate formulation was more difficult to remove than a wettable powder and an encapsulated formulation.
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.
Aggregates used in making asphalt are dried and need to be hard-wearing, crush-resistant and wettable by an organic binder (bitumen in the case of asphalt aggregates).
When considering the wider applicability of previous work, some shortcomings can be identified: (i) the focus on only a small range of samples from 1 or 2 regions; (ii) wettable soils were not always included as a control; (iii) the incomplete extraction of relevant compounds from water repellent soils, i.
Irgasurf HL 560 is a hydrophilic additive that gives PP fibers a long-lasting wettable effect.
Being a hydrophilic polymer, the alginate sponge is easily wettable, allowing more efficient penetration of cells into matrix.
The micro-bubbles accumulate especially to the poorly wettable lignin domains of the vessel pits.
This innovative process integrates into conventional formulation processes leading to typical solid product forms such as wettable powders or water dispersible granules.