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Definition of "moisture" []

  • Diffuse wetness that can be felt as vapor in the atmosphere or condensed liquid on the surfaces of objects; dampness. (noun)
  • The state or quality of being damp. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "moisture" in a sentence
  • "A call to the Allegheny County Health Department confirms our worst fears: The source of this moisture is almost certainly raccoon saliva."
  • "As convection increases over the warmer waters of the central/eastern Pacific due to the El Nino this moisture is carried towards the US on the sub-tropical jet."
  • "Black powder is hygroscopic (draws moisture from the air)."