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  • adj. Suitable for wet weather (i.e. waterproof).


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  • I usually take a screwdriver to pry out those that I can reach because I feel that they might affect wet-weather tire performance by preventing proper water dissipation.

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  • Also she laid beside me my parka of caribou hide, and my rain coat of seal gut, and my wet-weather muclucs, that my soul should be warm and dry on its long journey.


  • Perhaps the Red Bull's wet-weather advantage over the Brawn is simply due to the fact that it is harder on its tyres in all conditions, and therefore capable of generating the necessary heat to 'switch the tyres on' in wet conditions.

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  • One might hypothesise, therefore, that Adrian has learnt something from his yachting research, which can be applied to good effect in setting-up a Formula 1 car for wet-weather conditions.

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  • If you live in an area that gets a lot of rain, check our Ratings for tires that scored well for wet-weather traction.

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  • Later he took a risk on fitting a set of full wet-weather tyres in anticipation of a predicted shower but wore them out on a mostly dry track and, with six laps to go, came in for a second set, which suited the worsening conditions well enough to allow him to finish an undistinguished 15th.

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  • The handling problems that have hampered his season were exaggerated by rain on the day of the race, and the man who used to be known as 'Regenmeister,' or rain master, on account of his masterful wet-weather performances, winning 17 of the 30 races in wet conditions he contested eventually slid home in tenth.

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  • When the sun came out today, the whole cabin was steaming as all my wet-weather gear and everything dried out.

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  • The money I earned went toward flights and things like wet-weather gear.

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  • The cabin has been fully rearranged, with everything properly secured, light-wind sails shuffled to the bottom of the pile to be replaced with the storm sails, all my warm clothing has been dug out, along with wet-weather gear ready for easy access.

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