[ US /ˈwɛtnəs/ ]
[ UK /wˈɛtnəs/ ]
[ UK /wˈɛtnəs/ ]
the condition of containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
he confirmed the wetness of the swimming trunks
How To Use wetness In A Sentence
- This gives a moisture-retentive growing medium, but allows excessive wetness to drain from the roots of the plants.
- In the way water is one part oxygen and two parts hydrogen and a property of "wetness" emerges, it is imagined that objective moral obligations emerge from a similar kind of collocation of natural properties. Ochuk's blog
- If we had learned anything from our earlier soggy adventures, it was to let wetness just happen.
- The mild fruit with a sweet and acid taste can get rid of wetness inside, enrich the body's energy and relieve internal heat.
- It was surely not wetness, as the incoming president termed their traditional virtues of niceness and fairmindedness.
- Sugar concentrations will be reduced by wetness on the crop - thus, once these crops dry out they are most likely to be relatively easy to preserve provided they can be ensiled properly.
- The comparable wetness aside, our nation is small and open to scrutiny, so that any ordure left by the inhabitants tends to float around for public inspection for way too long.
- There was absolutely no way that a crust could form; if I had cooked the scallops until all the wetness boiled off, I would have had vaguely-scallop-flavored hockey pucks, over-cooked to the point of inedibility. Archive 2005-05-01
- There was a heightened feeling of cosiness away from the dreary wetness outside.
- He tasted warm wetness on his tongue and touched his lip and took away a bloodied finger.