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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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One meter spacing between the emitters were kept so that the wetting parameters didn't overlap.
After evaluating the performance of drippers, the setup was installed at each site for checking the wetting patterns of drip irrigation as shown in figure 3.
Drip-Irriwater determines soil wetting patterns by solving Richard's equation using finite difference method.
Drip-Irriwater: Computer software to simulate soil wetting patterns under surface drip irrigation.
"Latin America: The future of the soil wetting agents industry."
The PCB samples displayed marginal wetting as established by J-STD-003A evaluation criteria.
We recommended further wetting balance testing to confirm the observations.
Summary Results of Wetting Balance Testing Sample Trial No.
Based on the results of the wetting tests, it could be assumed that silver-containing Pb-free solder alloys exhibit better pad coverage and plated hole fill.
The adsorption or wetting theory - As previously mentioned, when an adhesive bond develops between two phases, in many cases at least one component passes through a liquid state thus ensuring good intimate molecular contact by wetting.
Since the intermolecular forces developed during wetting are basically of the same type as those intervening in adsorption processes, Sharpe and Schonhorn proposed their model of adhesion by wetting or thermodynamic adsorption (ref.
This effect is well known for the case of cohesive failure of polymers taking place in the presence of a wetting liquid.
Solder wetting measurements were conducted using a wetting balance tester.
Two measurements were recorded for each wetting balance test: wetting time and wetting force.
The wetting balance results obtained from this study are presented in Figures 1 to 4.