Thesaurus / wet


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.
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.
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.
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.
Another big one was that because it is cold and dry, the virus does not survive here, and it only survives in warm and wet climates.
Rather than getting wiped out by Ice Age hunters, woolly rhinos charged to extinction in Siberia around 14,000 years ago when the climate turned warm and wet, a study of ancient DNA suggests.
Multiple people who had been exposed to the coronavirus at a Wuhan wet food market, called Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market, are hospitalized with a pneumonia-like disease.
They show that “eruptions seem to be approximately twice as likely to begin during the wettest parts of the year,” says Farquharson.
It showed that talking releases hundreds of big, wet droplets into the air.


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