What does moisture mean?

Definitions for moisture
ˈmɔɪs tʃərmois·ture

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. moisture, wet(noun)

    wetness caused by water

    "drops of wet gleamed on the window"


  1. moisture(Noun)

    A moderate degree of wetness. --Francis Bacon.

  2. moisture(Noun)

    That which moistens or makes damp or wet; exuding fluid;liquid in small quantity.

    All my body's moisture Scarce serves to quench my furnace-burning heat. -William Shakespeare

  3. moisture(Noun)

    Skin moisture noted as: dry, moist, clammy, or diaphoretic as part of the skin signs assessment

Webster Dictionary

  1. Moisture(noun)

    a moderate degree of wetness

  2. Moisture(noun)

    that which moistens or makes damp or wet; exuding fluid; liquid in small quantity

  3. Origin: [Cf. OF. moistour, F. moiteur.]


  1. Moisture

    Humidity is the amount of moisture the air can hold before it rains. Moisture refers to the presence of a liquid, especially water, often in trace amounts. Small amounts of water may be found, for example, in the air, in foods, and in various commercial products.

Editors Contribution

  1. moisture

    The amount of water vapor present in the air.

    Moisture is essential in the air to create rain.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 15, 2016  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of moisture in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of moisture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of moisture in a Sentence

  1. David Hughes:

    The rain has increased possibilities of having another good year in acreage, possibly well above 6 million hectares, soil moisture is good, futures price are very good and fertilizer prices are at a good relationship versus wheat prices.

  2. David Roth:

    It's a hot, dry wind with all the moisture wrung out of it and it can bring some of the hottest temperatures of the year to Los Angeles, San Diego, basically southern California, power lines can get knocked down and start fires in the dry trees and vegetation. This is a real danger. This event will last probably through Friday.

  3. Dermot Ross-Brown:

    A tailings dam may look safe, but it's still retaining a lot of moisture behind it, they're inherently dangerous structures.

  4. El Nino:

    Enhanced rainfall will boost farming even though farmers need to be aware of prevalence of diseases due to high moisture levels that may cause post-harvest losses.

  5. Michael Ventrice:

    There's going to be a good deal of moisture advection by Hurricane Hurricane Florence, towards the Appalachians. This will encourage upsloping on the leeward side of the Appalachians, which can produce very heavy precipitation through mesoscale climate interactions.

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