What does moist mean?

Definitions for moist
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. damp, dampish, moist(adj)

    slightly wet

    "clothes damp with perspiration"; "a moist breeze"; "eyes moist with tears"

Wiktionary

  1. moist(Adjective)

    Slightly wet; characterised by the presence of moisture, not dry; damp.

    Etymology: From moiste, from moiste and moiste, of obscure origin and formation. Perhaps from a late variant of mucidus combined with a reflex of mustum.

  2. moist(Adjective)

    Of eyes: tearful, wet with tears.

    Etymology: From moiste, from moiste and moiste, of obscure origin and formation. Perhaps from a late variant of mucidus combined with a reflex of mustum.

  3. moist(Adjective)

    Of weather, climate etc.: rainy, damp.

    Etymology: From moiste, from moiste and moiste, of obscure origin and formation. Perhaps from a late variant of mucidus combined with a reflex of mustum.

  4. moist(Adjective)

    Pertaining to one of the four essential qualities formerly believed to be present in all things, characterised by wetness.

    Etymology: From moiste, from moiste and moiste, of obscure origin and formation. Perhaps from a late variant of mucidus combined with a reflex of mustum.

  5. moist(Adjective)

    Watery, liquid, fluid.

    Etymology: From moiste, from moiste and moiste, of obscure origin and formation. Perhaps from a late variant of mucidus combined with a reflex of mustum.

  6. moist(Adjective)

    Characterised by the presence of pus, mucus etc.

    Etymology: From moiste, from moiste and moiste, of obscure origin and formation. Perhaps from a late variant of mucidus combined with a reflex of mustum.

  7. moist(Adjective)

    Sexually lubricated (of the vagina); sexually aroused, turned on (of a woman).

    Etymology: From moiste, from moiste and moiste, of obscure origin and formation. Perhaps from a late variant of mucidus combined with a reflex of mustum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Moist(adj)

    moderately wet; damp; humid; not dry; as, a moist atmosphere or air

    Etymology: [OE. moiste, OF. moiste, F. moite, fr. L. muccidus, for mucidus, moldy, musty. Cf. Mucus, Mucid.]

  2. Moist(adj)

    fresh, or new

    Etymology: [OE. moiste, OF. moiste, F. moite, fr. L. muccidus, for mucidus, moldy, musty. Cf. Mucus, Mucid.]

  3. Moist(verb)

    to moisten

    Etymology: [OE. moiste, OF. moiste, F. moite, fr. L. muccidus, for mucidus, moldy, musty. Cf. Mucus, Mucid.]

Freebase

  1. Moist

    Moist was a five-piece Canadian alternative rock band that was popular in the mid-to-late-1990s. The band was led by lead singer David Usher, and featured Mark Makoway, Jeff Pearce, Kevin Young and Paul Wilcox.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Moist

    moist, adj. damp: humid: juicy: containing water or other liquid.—vs.t. Moist′en, Moist (obs.), to make moist: to wet slightly; Moist′ify, to make moist.—ns. Moist′ness; Moist′ure, moistness: that which makes slightly wet: a small quantity of any liquid. [O. Fr. moiste (Fr. moite)—L. musteus,—mustum, juice of grapes, new wine.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of moist in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of moist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of moist in a Sentence

  1. Harold Brooks:

    A man stands atop a smashed car in a tornado-ravaged neighborhood south of Oklahoma City. The F5 tornado killed some 44 people in May 1999. ( Reuters) Most tornadoes form from supercells, also known as a rotating thunderstorm or a mesocyclone. A supercell is typically a thunderstorm with the winds already in motion, according to National Geographic. It requires a combination of warm, moist air and cold, dry air which are the ingredients for a regular thunderstorm.

  2. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Great love stories are created by two people who are bonded through deep love. A love so intense, your palms become moist and your heart flutters when you think of them.

  3. Thomas Steinemann:

    Conjunctiva is modified mucus membrane, like the inside of your mouth or the inside of your nose or nasal cavity and pharynx, it's moist and nice and hospitable for viruses, in fact there's lots of organisms that can stick very readily to Thomas Steinemann conjunctiva, or for that matter, stick on a contact lens that is also resting on Thomas Steinemann conjunctiva.

  4. Hugh Elliott:

    I have you and even if we never meet or ever see each other, we have left our thumbprints in the thick, moist clay of each others lives.

  5. Numbers 63 Bible Hebrew:

    He shall separate himself from wine and strong drink, and shall drink no vinegar of wine, or vinegar of strong drink, neither shall he drink any liquor of grapes, nor eat moist grapes, or dried.

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