Examples of moisten in a Sentence
Corn syrup can be used to moisten and flavor baked foods.
The chemical reaction begins as soon as the powder is moistened.
Recent Examples of moisten from the Web
Some soils resist water penetration; try a wetting agent to help moisten the soil.
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First Known Use of moisten
MOISTEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of moisten for English Language Learners
: to make (something) slightly wet : to make (something) moist
: to become slightly wet
MOISTEN Defined for Kids
Definition of moisten for Students
: to make damp
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