What does moisture mean?

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ˈmɔɪs tʃərmois·ture

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. moisture, wetnoun

    wetness caused by water

    "drops of wet gleamed on the window"


  1. moisturenoun

    A moderate degree of wetness. --Francis Bacon.

  2. moisturenoun

    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. moisturenoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Moisturenoun

    a moderate degree of wetness

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

  2. Moisturenoun

    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. Brian Kindrat:

    If there [ are ] no clouds in the sky that have any moisture in them, then we can't do anything, what we can do is tap into what is there and assist mother nature.

  2. Esteban Copati:

    It is likely that the lack of moisture and cold will have a direct impact on the crop, on the yield.

  3. Brandon Miller:

    By January, the Western states should be well into the rainy season and moisture levels would be high enough to keep the fire threat low.

  4. Patrick Guerra:

    Cotton traps moisture like a sponge. But silk is breathable. Its thinner than cotton and dries really fast, the ongoing hypothesis is that coronavirus is transmitted through respiratory droplets.

  5. 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.

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  • Adaneli Fonseca
    on moisture the definition it didn't have a lot of definitions
    LikeReplyReport 46 years ago
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