Definition of moisture
: liquid diffused or condensed in relatively small quantity
Examples of moisture in a sentence
These flowers grow best with moisture and shade.
Wool socks will pull moisture away from your skin.
The leaves absorb moisture from the air.
Origin and Etymology of moisture
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from moiste
First Known Use: 14th century
MOISTURE Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of moisture for Students
: a small amount of liquid that makes something slightly wet
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