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[wet-uh-buh l]
  1. able to be wetted.
  2. made soluble or receptive to moisture, as by the addition of a chemical agent.
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Origin of wettable

First recorded in 1880–85; wet + -able
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for wettable

Historical Examples of wettable

  • The (wettable) velvet lips of the mask made even her natural voice sound different.

    The Creature from Cleveland Depths

    Fritz Reuter Leiber

  • On July 30 we sprayed with lindane (25% wettable powder) with one pound to one hundred gallons of water.