rewet

verb
re·​wet | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈwet How to pronounce rewet (audio) \
rewet or rewetted; rewetting

Definition of rewet

transitive verb

: to make (something) wet or moist again rewet his hair rewet the sponge True gouache can be rewetted after it has dried.— William F. Powell Blinking … cleans and rewets the eye surface to maintain clear vision.The Aging Eye

Other Words from rewet

rewetting adjective
prescribed rewetting drops/solution for dry eyes

First Known Use of rewet

1822, in the meaning defined above

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“Rewet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rewet. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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