Definition of Moistened

1. Verb. (past of moisten) ¹



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Definition of Moistened

1. moisten [v] - See also: moisten

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moistened

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moiré pattern
moiré patterns
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moisers
moissanite
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moistened (current term)
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moists

Literary usage of Moistened

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1. The Lancet (1842)
"Nuck relates the case of a female whose mouth was never moistened with saliva, because all the salivary ducts were impervious. ..."

2. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"... and their being moistened with good conducting liquids, insulation was destroyed, and no static effects at the terminal, or very feeble ones, ..."

3. Transactions by National Association of Cotton Manufacturers, New England Cotton Manufacturers' Association, Institution of Public Health Engineers (Great Britain) (1890)
"... after it has become moistened within the apparatus, in all or any directions that may be desired ; and the regulation of such moisture is provided for ..."

4. American Druggist (1884)
"If the spot is moistened with water, while it is still yellow and only has ... If the gas be made to act upon a piece of paper moistened with a drop of the ..."

5. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"... Once glorying in thy gilded name And freighted deep with hopes of fame, Thy leaf is moistened with a tear, The first for many a long, long year ! ..."

6. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1858)
"... when each maid and matron labored in this department of industry ; and a mother and sister, with fingers well moistened, drew down the ..."

7. Report of the Annual Meeting (1867)
"Application of the Expansive Power of moistened Vegetable Matter to the raising of Weights. By Admiral Sir E. BELCHER. On a System of Pneumatic Propulsion. ..."

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