During the 1980s, members of the Conservative Party in the United Kingdom who opposed some of the more hard-line policies of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher were often referred to as "wets"
Wetter is the surname of: , German politician * Bruce Wetter, American novelist* Ernst Wetter , Swiss politician
The Wetter is small 69km long river in Hesse, Germany and right tributary to the Nidda.After leaving the Vogelsberg mountain range the river flows through the Wetterau, a fertile landscape just north of Frankfurt, which is named after the river. The principal towns the river along the river are Laubach, Lich, Bad Nauheim and Friedberg
Wetting is the ability of a liquid to maintain contact with a solid surface, resulting from intermolecular interactions when the two are brought together. The degree of wetting is determined by a force balance between adhesive and cohesive forces.Wetting is important in the bonding or adherence of two materials
Wetware is a 1988 biopunk science fiction novel written by Rudy Rucker. It shared the Philip K. Dick Award in 1988 with Four Hundred Billion Stars by Paul J. McAuley
WEWO is a radio station broadcasting a Gospel format. Licensed to Laurinburg, North Carolina, USA. The station is currently owned by Service Media, Inc
A wey is a unit of mass used in England since before 900 CE. The value of a wey has varied over time though was originally used to denote 2 hundredweight or 256 pounds. It has also been used as a unit of volume for dry commodities, denoting roughly 40 bushels. The word is derived from the Old English wæge, meaning weight.
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. The town is south of Dorchester and north of the Isle of Portland. The town's population is 52,950 .
Whale is the common name for various marine mammals of the order Cetacea. The term whale sometimes refers to all cetaceans, but more often it excludes dolphins and porpoises, which belong to suborder Odontoceti . This suborder also includes the sperm whale, killer whale, pilot whale, and beluga whale
The Whale was a ship that disappeared in 1816.The Whale was a sloop of 14 tons, built in on Scotland Island, Pittwater, New South Wales in 1810. In July 1816, under the command of George Winney, the Whale headed out of Sydney bound for the Hawkesbury and was never seen again. The master and two crew were presumed dead.-References:
The whale shark, Rhincodon typus, is a slow-moving filter feeding shark, the largest extant fish species. The largest confirmed individual had a length of and a weight of more than , but unconfirmed claims report considerably larger whale sharks
A whaleboat is a type of open boat that is relatively narrow and pointed at both ends, enabling it to move either forwards or backwards equally well. It was originally developed for whaling, and later became popular for work along beaches, since it does not need to be turned around for beaching or refloating.Whaleboats have also been used in warfare
A whaler is a specialized ship, designed for whaling, the catching and/or processing of whales. The former included the whale catcher, a steam or diesel-driven vessel with a harpoon gun mounted at its bows. The latter included such vessels as the sail or steam-driven whaleship of the 16th to early 20th century and the floating factory or factory ship of the modern era
Whaling can refer to:* The hunting of whales, see Whaling.* The use of email scams to target high-level executives and other corporate targets; see Phishing.
Whammy can refer to:* The villain of the game show Press Your Luck, designed by Savage Steve Holland.** Whammy! The All-New Press Your Luck, the 2002-03 US version** Whammy! Push Your Luck, the Philippine version.
Whan or WHAN may refer to:* Bob Whan , Australian politician* Steve Whan , Australian politician* William Taylor Whan , Irish botanist-Radio/Television:
WHAN is a Full Service formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Ashland, Virginia, serving Ashland and Hanover County, Virginia. WHAN is owned and operated by Fifth Estate Broadcasting. WHAN's signal is also carried via an FM translator at 102.9 FM.-History:The station signed on the air around 1965 as WIVE. In 1970, an FM was signed on at 100.1 as WIVE-FM
A wharf or quay is a structure on the shore of a harbor where ships may dock to load and unload cargo or passengers.Such a structure includes one or more berths , and may also include piers, warehouses, or other facilities necessary for handling the ships.A wharf commonly comprises a fixed platform, often on pilings
Wharton Econometric Forecasting Associates
Wharton Econometric Forecasting Associates, Inc was a world-leading economics forecasting and consulting organisation founded by Nobel Prize winner Dr. Lawrence R. Klein.
Whassup? was a commercial campaign for Anheuser-Busch Budweiser beer from 1999 to 2002. The first spot aired during Monday Night Football, December 20, 1999. The ad campaign was run worldwide and became a pop culture catchphrase
El Zol 1340 is a commercial radio station located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, broadcasting on 1340 AM. The station is owned by Aztec Capital Partners, Inc.
What a way to go
What a Way to Go may refer to:*What a Way to Go!, a 1964 film starring Shirley MacLaine*What a Way to Go: Life at the End of Empire, a 2007 documentary film
What do you know
What do you know may refer to:*Michael Feldman's Whad'Ya Know?*What Do You Know?*What Do You Know, Deutschland?
"What For" is a single by Mancunian band James, released in 1988 by Sire Records, the first after an enforced eighteen-month hiatus and also the first release featuring material off their forthcoming album Strip-mine
What If (Reba McEntire song)
"What If" written by Diane Warren, is a song recorded by Reba McEntire, released as a promotional single in 1997. This single was released commercially to benefit the Salvation Army with all proceeds being donated to their service. The song was performed by Reba at the Dallas Cowboys Halftime Game on Thanksgiving Day, 1997
What the Fuck
What the Fuck?: 10 Years of Armed Audio Warfare is a collection of rare remixes and alternate versions and demos of several tracks by Acumen Nation from 1995 to 2005.# "The Wreck of Us" - 4:23# "My Life's Last Breath" - 3:07
What Time Is It?
What Time Is It? may refer to:* What Time Is It? , a 1989 Italian film starring Marcello Mastroianni* What Time Is It? , an album by The Time* "What Time Is It?" , a song from the film High School Musical 2
What Time Is It? (1989 film)
What time is it? is a 1989 Italian drama film directed by Ettore Scola. It was co-produced with France.-Cast:* Marcello Mastroianni - Marcello, The Father* Massimo Troisi - Michele, the son* Anne Parillaud - Loredana* Renato Moretti - Sor Pietro
What Time Is It? (song)
"What Time Is It?" is the opening musical number and first single from the Disney Channel Original Movie High School Musical 2. It is featured on the High School Musical 2 soundtrack, and is the first song off the High School Musical 2 soundtrack.
What's up (phrase)
What's Up? is a musical with a book by Alan Jay Lerner and Arthur Pierson, lyrics by Lerner, and music by Frederick Loewe. This was the first Broadway stage collaboration of Lerner and Loewe.-Production:
Whatchamacallit, a shortened version of "what you may call it," may refer to:* Whatchamacallit, a placeholder name used for something whose name is unknown* Whatchamacallit , a candy bar made by The Hershey Company
Whatever may refer to:* Whatever , a slang expression with several meanings* Whatever , a Singaporean non-carbonated soft drink sold alongside Anything, another soft drink- Albums :* Whatever
Whatever (Godsmack song)
"Whatever" is the first single by heavy metal band Godsmack. "Whatever" was featured on their debut album Godsmack and is one the band's most well known songs.
Whatever is a slang term meaning "whatever you say" or "I don't care what you say". The term is used to dismiss a previous statement and express indifference and is usually considered offensive and impolite
Whatever It Takes
Whatever It Takes may refer to:In film, television, and theatre:* Whatever It Takes , a 2000 teen comedy film* Whatever It Takes , a British TV drama starring Shane Richie
Whatever It Takes (album)
-Track listing:#"With My Whole Heart" #"Praise the Lord" #"Blessed Be The Lord" #"All For Me" #"Lord You've Been Good to Me" #"Sing for Joy" #"Lord I'm Yours"
Whatever It Takes (House)
-Plot:Drag racer Casey Alfonso experiences blurred vision and distorted hearing after she develops a seizure following a race. Sent to Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital, House takes the case, hoping that by solving it, he will be able to test drive a dragster, but Foreman does not believe her symptoms are life-threatening, suggesting she is simply suffering from heatstroke
Whatever It Takes (Lifehouse song)
"Whatever It Takes" is a song by American alternative band Lifehouse. It is the second single released from their fourth studio album, Who We Are . The song was written by Lifehouse lead singer Jason Wade and American record producer Jude Cole. When discussing the song, Wade felt that the message of the song dealt with how difficult it could be to be in a relationship
Wheal may refer to:*Wheal response, a cutaneous condition left by a blow or as part of an allergic reaction*Wheal, a Cornish mine
Wheal may refer to:*Wheal response, a cutaneous condition left by a blow or as part of an allergic reaction*Wheal, a Cornish mine
Wheat is a cereal grain, originally from the Levant region of the Near East, but now cultivated worldwide. In 2007 world production of wheat was 607 million tons, making it the third most-produced cereal after maize and rice
The wheatears are passerine birds of the genus Oenanthe. They were formerly considered to be members of the thrush family Turdidae, but are now more commonly placed in the flycatcher family Muscicapidae
Wheaten can refer to anything related to wheat, including wheat flour and wheat grain.*Wheaten bread, a type of Irish soda bread, using whole wheat grains*Wheaten cornflour, gluten powder sold under this name in Australia, also known as wheat starch
Wheatgrass is a food prepared from the cotyledons of the common wheat plant, Triticum aestivum. It is sold either as a juice or powder concentrate. Wheatgrass differs from wheat malt in that it is served freeze-dried or fresh, while wheat malt is convectively dried. Wheatgrass is also allowed to grow longer than malt is
Wheatgrass may refer to:* Wheatgrass, grass, juice, tablet or powder of the young common wheat plant, grown for human consumption* Agropyron, a genus known as crested-wheat grasses* Elymus, a genus of wild rye, sometimes called wheatgrass
-Places:*Wheatley, Arkansas*Wheatley, Ontario*Wheatley, Hampshire*Wheatley, Oxfordshire*Wheatley, South Yorkshire*Wheatley, West Yorkshire*Wheatley Hill, County Durham*Wheatley Hills Golf Club-Fictional character:
Wheatley is a crater on Venus at latitude 16.6, longitude 268 in Asteria Regio. It is 74.8 km in diameter and was named after Phillis Wheatley, the first black writer of note in America .
WHEE is a Full Service formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Martinsville, Virginia, serving Martinsville and Henry County, Virginia. WHEE is owned and operated by Martinsville Media, Inc.
The Wheedle is the title character of a popular children's book by author Stephen Cosgrove. The character eventually evolved into a popular mascot generally associated with the city of Seattle.- Original story :
A wheel is a device that allows heavy objects to be moved easily through rotating on an axle through its center, facilitating movement or transportation while supporting a load, or performing labor in machines. Common examples found in transport applications. A wheel, together with an axle, overcomes friction by facilitating motion by rolling
Wheel is a brand of laundry detergent manufactured by Hindustan Unilever.
A Wheel route is a pattern run by a receiver or running back in American Football. When run by a receiver, the player will immediately run a quick out pattern, then proceed to turn upfield in a curved pattern. Typically this route is run from an inside receiver, with the number one receiver heading inside to exploit coverage in the defense
Wheel and axle
The wheel and axle is one of six simple machines developed in ancient times and is in the category of a second- or third-class lever. In its simplest form it consists of a rod attached to a wheel so that their movements are coupled when one of the parts is turned
Wheel of Fortune (Ace of Base song)
"Wheel of Fortune" was the debut single by Swedish pop group Ace of Base, from the album Happy Nation. It was first released in Denmark in April 1992 through small independent label Mega Records.
Wheel of Fortune (Philippine game show)
There are two Philippine versions of Wheel of Fortune. The first was aired on ABC-5 aired from October 2001 to October 2002. It was hosted by Rustom Padilla and Victoria London
WHEEL OF FORTUNE (song)
' is Eiko Shimamiya's third single produced by I've Sound and Geneon Entertainment label. It was released on April 16, 2008. The title track will be used as the opening theme to the live-action movie for the anime series Higurashi no Naku Koro ni
Wheel of Fortune (U.S. game show)
Wheel of Fortune is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin, which premiered in 1975. Contestants compete to solve word puzzles, similar to those used in Hangman, to win cash and prizes determined by spinning a large wheel. The title refers to the show's giant carnival wheel that contestants spin throughout the course of the game
A wheelbarrow is a small hand-propelled vehicle, usually with just one wheel, designed to be pushed and guided by a single person using two handles to the rear, or by a sail to push the ancient wheelbarrow by wind. The term "wheelbarrow" is made of two words: "wheel" and "barrow." "Barrow" is a derivation of the Old English "bearwe" which was a device used for carrying loads
The Wheelbarrow is a remotely controlled robot designed by Lieutenant-Colonel 'Peter' Millerin 1972 for use by British Army bomb disposal teams operating in Northern Ireland , mainland Britain and Iraq. The Wheelbarrow has undergone several upgrades, the latest being the Wheelbarrow Revolution
In both road and rail vehicles, the wheelbase is the distance between the centers of the front and rear wheels.- Road :In automobiles, the wheelbase is the horizontal distance between the center of the front wheel and the center of the rear wheel
Wheelbase (TV series)
Wheelbase was a BBC television series about cars broadcast on BBC2 between 1964 and 1975. Amongst its presenters were Gordon Wilkins between 1964 and 1973 and Cliff Michelmore. The show was the predecessor of Top Gear
A wheelchair is a chair with wheels, designed to be a replacement for walking. The device comes in variations where it is propelled by motors or by the seated occupant turning the rear wheels by hand. Often there are handles behind the seat for someone else to do the pushing
Wheeler may refer to:* Wheeler , a family name* Wheeler , one of the five Planeteers from the animated TV series Captain Planet and the Planeteers* Wheeler , a train station in Houston, Texas, U.S.
Wheeler (Middlesex cricketer)
Wheeler was an English professional cricketer who made 10 known appearances in major cricket matches from 1794 to 1797.-External sources:*
Wheeling is a station on Metra's North Central Service in Wheeling, Illinois. The station is away from Union Station, the southern terminus of the line. In Metra's zone-based fare system, Wheeling is in zone F.
Wheels is the plural of wheel.Wheels or WHEELS can also refer to:In literature:*Wheels , by Arthur Hailey*Wheels *Wheels Magazine In music:
Wheels (Cake EP)
-Personnel:*John McCrea - Guitar , Percussion, Keyboards, Vocals, Cover Design*Xan McCurdy - Guitar , Bass, Drums, Guitar , Keyboards, Vocals
A wheelwright is a person who builds or repairs wheels. The word is the combination of "wheel" and the archaic word "wright", which comes from the Old English word "wryhta", meaning a worker or maker