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Ken Chapman flies a strange-looking helicopter for Erickson Incorporated called an S-64 Aircrane, and to get the wet stuff on board, all he has to do is submerge a snorkel about 18 inches deep in a body of water.

The MJO travels eastward along the equator as winds push warm, wet air high into the atmosphere, where the air dries out, cools and descends back toward the surface.

While fire is a normal and necessary part of much of California’s forest and rangelands, the region’s trend toward heightened wet and dry extremes, coupled with overall warmer conditions, make the state especially primed for high-intensity burns.

I took a hose to the pack for a few minutes, and some of my outer layers got wet through the zippers.

So don’t think you’re totally safe because, if something failed, this area will get wet.

Fidel jumped out and hopped into the ocean without getting wet.

Have you noticed there are some people who would love to put a big wet blanket on all of this?

After she “got her feet wet,” Knox began writing under her own name.

If those dry counties get wet, those border stores could find their revenue drying up.

A September poll found 79 percent of likely voters “believe that counties should decide for themselves whether to be wet or dry.”

He turned to the gentle accents of his sweet Alice, breathed in a letter which had been wet with her grateful tears.

Turn we our backs to the cold gloomy north, to the wet windy west, to the dry parching east—on to the south!

The farmer told him it was six miles; "but," he added, "you must ride sharp, or you will get a wet jacket before you reach it."

No; they shall stay at home, and never learn anything, sooner than go and get wet.

Her fat red cheeks would quiver with emotion, and be wet with briny tears, over the sorrows of Mr. Trollope's heroines.


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On this page you'll find 136 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wet, such as: dank, foggy, humid, misty, muggy, and rainy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.