wettable

adjective
wet·​ta·​ble | \ ˈwe-tə-bəl How to pronounce wettable (audio) \

Definition of wettable

: capable of being wetted

Examples of wettable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Spray tree with wettable sulfur or with lime sulfur in late winter just before the buds open and when rain isn’t expected soon. Pam Peirce, SFChronicle.com, "Planning to grow fruit trees? Start here," 11 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of wettable

1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Wettable.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wettable. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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