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moisture

noun mois·ture \ˈmis-chər, ˈmish-\

: a small amount of a liquid (such as water) that makes something wet or moist

Full Definition of MOISTURE

:  liquid diffused or condensed in relatively small quantity

Examples of MOISTURE

  1. These flowers grow best with moisture and shade.
  2. Wool socks will pull moisture away from your skin.
  3. The leaves absorb moisture from the air.

Origin of MOISTURE

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from moiste
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Chemical Engineering Terms

alkali, cation, decant, hygroscopic, isotope, oxidize, slurry, solute, viscous

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