Definition of Humected
1. humect [v] - See also: humect
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Literary usage of Humected
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Synopsis of the Flora of Colorado by Thomas Conrad Porter, John Merle Coulter (1874)
"humected rocks and ground ; common. ... BRYUM INTERMEDIUM, Web. & Mohr. Hab.—Fissures of humected rocks; not rare. ..."
2. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1837)
"They licked their lips, they cut their quips—a flask then each selected; And with good Greek, as satin sleek, their gullets they humected. ..."
3. The Animal Kingdom: Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier (1832)
"... and after remaining in that state for several weeks, reacquires life and motion on being humected with a little water. There are two other genera, viz. ..."
4. Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the New by Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland (1829)
"... measure the temperature of the rain water; it was 26'3°, while the thermometer in the air kept up in a place where the ball was not humected, at 24'8°. ..."