remoisten

verb
re·​moist·​en | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈmȯi-sᵊn How to pronounce remoisten (audio) \
remoistened; remoistening

Definition of remoisten

transitive verb

: 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.The Boone (Iowa) News-Republican

First Known Use of remoisten

1811, in the meaning defined above

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“Remoisten.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/remoisten. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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