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unwetted Line breaks: un|wet¦ted
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈwɛtɪd/

Definition of unwetted in English:


Not wetted.
Example sentences
  • Re-wetting of one half of the residues increased uptake more than 9-fold and more than 11-fold whereas the penetration was only 5% for the unwetted residues of the same leaf.
  • Experiments from a few days ago showed me that the soil surface was sensibly colder than the surrounding, unwetted soil far after and visible trace of the water disappeared.
  • It showed up that the coating remained unwetted to a large extent and kept its white appearance.

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