whetted

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

whetted (not comparable)

  1. (technology) (of a surface) exposed to a working fluid
    The inside of a valve has whetted parts constructed of corrosion-resistant material.

Usage notes[edit]

The fluid can be wet or dry, liquid or gas, as opposed to wetted, which applies almost exclusively to liquid and most commonly to water.

Verb[edit]

whetted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of whet