Definition of Moistens

1. Verb. (third-person singular of moisten) ¹

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Definition of Moistens

1. moisten [v] - See also: moisten

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moistens

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moisers
moissanite
moist
moist gangrene
moist moment
moist rale
moist tetter
moist wart
moisted
moisten
moistened
moistener
moisteners
moistening
moistens (current term)
moister
moistest
moistful
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moisting
moistless
moistly
moistness
moistnesses
moists
moisture
moisture-repellent
moisture-resistant
moisture content

Literary usage of Moistens

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1. Reflections on the Works of God in Nature and Providence: For Every Day in by Christoph Christian Sturm, Adam Clarke (1810)
"RAIN moistens AND FERTILIZES THE EARTH. THE fertility of the earth depends principally on the humidity which it receives from Rain, and other aqueous ..."

2. The Chemical Trade Journal (1890)
"form the white lead, Woolrich, before grinding, moistens the lead with a. solution of acetate or other salts of lead, then after grinding for ¡rates out the ..."

3. Evans's Rural Economist (1862)
"In the state of vapor it moistens the leaves and assists the phenomena of vegetation; in the state of rain, it penetrates the soil and acts on the roots, ..."

4. Final Report on the Settlement of Land Revenue in the Delhi District by Oswald Wood, R. Maconachie (1882)
"... somewhat broken but not much— and will be now doubtless repaired. moistens some 40 acres. ... It still moistens some laud, but not much. Tughlakabad. ..."

5. The Philosophy of Natural History: With an Introduction and Various by William Smellie, John Ware (1851)
"From her mouth she throws out a viscid liquor, with which she moistens the ... To this grain she cements a second, which she moistens in the same manner, ..."

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