Frequent question: Is a fish in water considered wet?

While swimming, you are not wet until you are out of water. Wetness can only be considered in a dry environment. On that basis, a fish in the water is not wet. But take a fish out of the water, you see water on its skin, so, it is not dry, it is wet.

Is the fish wet in the water?

Yes, a fish (when in water) is wet. They have a protective slime layer all over themselves that protects them from getting waterlogged, so they never appear prune-like or shriveled. But the water is on the outside of that slime layer, so yes, they are wet.

Are you considered wet when underwater?

Yes you are still considered wet, if you are underwater. Wet means covered or saturated with water.

Is the ocean wet or dry?

If we define “wet” as a sensation that we get when a liquid comes in contact with us, then yes, water is wet to us. If we define “wet” as “made of liquid or moisture”, then water is definitely wet because it is made of liquid, and in this sense, all liquids are wet because they are all made of liquids.

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Can I drown a fish?

Yes, fish can ‘drown’–for lack of a better word. Though, it is better to think of it as a form of suffocation where oxygen levels are too low or the fish isn’t able to properly pull oxygen from the water for one reason or another.

Does a fish know he’s wet?

Fish don’t really know they’re wet. … Like fish are unaware of being in water, many Christians are just as unaware of the postmodern world they live in and the influence it has on their lives.

Why are fish not wet?

A fish is not only in the water, but it also swallows some, so it is not dry. The same swallowed water is excreted through the gills to keep the fish dry and to manipulate gravity, so it is not wet.

Why are you not wet underwater?

Remember that wetness refers specifically to the adhesion of water molecules. Thus, while being submerged in water, objects (and people) are not considered wet because the water is not sticking to them.

What is water but not wet?

Water vapour is made up of water but it is not wet.

Is fire dry or wet?

Water is wet, but fire is not dry. When you burn organic material, like wood or wax, all the hydrogens are converted into water, H2O. If you burn glucose, fully half of the volume of the gases produced is water vapor.

Is fire burnt water wet?

“Fire is hot because thermal energy (heat) is released when chemical bonds are broken and formed during a combustion reaction. Combustion turns fuel and oxygen into carbon dioxide and water. … Both light and heat are released as energy.” So water is not wet and fire is hot.

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Do fishes fart?

Most fish do use air to inflate and deflate their bladder to maintain buoyancy which is expelled either through their mouth or gills which can be mistaken for a fart. … Point being – No farts.

Do fish get thirsty?

The answer is still no; as they live in water they probably don’t take it in as a conscious response to seek out and drink water. Thirst is usually defined as a need or desire to drink water. It is unlikely that fish are responding to such a driving force.

Can fishes pee?

Freshwater fish will passively intake water from their environment and then, as their insides are saltier than their surroundings, will excrete a diluted urine. … Fish have kidneys which produce urine containing ammonium, phosphorus, urea, and nitrous waste.