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- v. To make too wet; to make wetter than required.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Excessive wetness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Excessive wetness or moisture.
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Even when mildew is not a worry, an overwet carpet of any fiber takes a long time to dry and cannot be walked on because it is more vulnerable to soil and stain.