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

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. moistour, F. moiteur.]

  2. Moisture(noun)

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

    Etymology: [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.

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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. Andrew Hsu:

    There’s moisture in that sausage, so long as your body is in contact with it, it has enough conductivity to affect the electric field.

  2. Daniel Swain:

    That couple of degrees of [ average ] warming over decades... you don't notice it as much, but it's still there lurking in the background, sucking extra moisture out of the vegetation and the soil.

  3. Phin Ziebell:

    There is plenty of downside risk to production, western Australia produced a great crop last year because it had good pre-season rains. If the outlook materializes, all soil moisture will be eradicated.

  4. Lisa Drayer:

    Berries should be washed just prior to eating because the moisture can cause them to spoil earlier.

  5. David Hughes:

    Soil moisture is good, futures price are very good and fertilizer prices are at a good relationship versus wheat prices, we are optimistic and look forward to another very good year.

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  • on moisture the definition it didn't have a lot of definitions
    LikeReplyReport 45 years ago
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