moisture

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noun mois·ture \ˈmȯis-chər, ˈmȯish-\

Definition of moisture

  1. :  liquid diffused or condensed in relatively small quantity

Examples of moisture in a sentence

  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 and Etymology of moisture

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from moiste


First Known Use: 14th century

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MOISTURE Defined for English Language Learners

moisture

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noun mois·ture \ˈmȯis-chər, ˈmȯish-\

Definition of moisture for English Language Learners

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


MOISTURE Defined for Kids

moisture

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noun mois·ture \ˈmȯis-chər\

Definition of moisture for Students

  1. :  a small amount of liquid that makes something slightly wet



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