Definition of Overwetting

1. Verb. (present participle of overwet) ¹



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Definition of Overwetting

1. overwet [v] - See also: overwet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overwetting

overweighed
overweighing
overweighs
overweight
overweighted
overweighting
overweights
overwell
overwelled
overwelling
overwells
overwent
overwet
overwets
overwetted
overwetting (current term)
overwhelm
overwhelmed
overwhelmedness
overwhelmer
overwhelmers
overwhelming
overwhelmingly
overwhelmingness
overwhelms
overwhip
overwhipped
overwhipping
overwicked
overwide

Literary usage of Overwetting

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1. The Soil Solution: The Nutrient Medium for Plant Growth by Frank Kenneth Cameron (1911)
"The overwetting of a soil means the production of seepage waters which are to appear at the surface somewhere else, generally at a lower level, ..."

2. A Manual of Home-making by Martha Van Rensselaer (1919)
"Very often, trouble in ironing starched pieces is owing to overwetting. The starched part is soaked and made limp and sticky. A clean whisk- broom kept for ..."

3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1903)
"Hyacinth, tulip, and narcissus bulbs. into the light. Keep the soil in these pots or boxes well watered, but avoid overwetting, otherwise the bulbs may rot. ..."

4. Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York by New York (State). Legislature. Assembly (1913)
"Very often, trouble in ironing starched pieces is owing to overwetting. The starched part is soaked and made limp and sticky. A clean whisk broom kept for ..."

5. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1903)
"... or boxes well watered, but avoid overwetting, otherwise the bulbs may rot. [Circular sent to recipients of cotton seed.] DISTRIBUTION OF COTTON SEED IN ..."

6. Report of the New York State College of Agriculture at Cornell University by Cornell University, New York State College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station (1913)
"Very often, trouble in ironing starched pieces is owing to overwetting. The starched part is soaked and made limp and sticky. A clean whisk broom kept for ..."

7. Annual Report of Irrigation and Drainage Investigations ... 1900-1904 by Elwood Mead (1902)
"The application of large quantities of water to the land without proper attention to drainage has caused overwetting in some localities, and now a careful ..."

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