remoisten

verb re·moist·en \ (ˌ)rē-ˈmȯi-sᵊn \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of remoisten

remoistened; remoistening
: to moisten (something) again
  • remoisten a sponge
  • Containers that have been allowed to dry out completely should be placed in a tub of water for 20 to 30 minutes to remoisten the potting mix.
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First Known Use of remoisten

1811

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