moisture

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noun mois·ture \ ˈmȯis-chər , ˈmȯish- \

Definition of moisture

: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.

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Origin and Etymology of moisture

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from moiste

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MOISTURE Defined for English Language Learners

moisture

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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

:a small amount of liquid that makes something slightly wet


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