Definition of Moistener

1. Noun. A device that dampens or moistens something. "He used a dampener to moisten the shirts before he ironed them"

Exact synonyms: Dampener
Generic synonyms: Device
Derivative terms: Dampen, Moisten



Definition of Moistener

1. n. One who, or that which, moistens.

Definition of Moistener

1. Noun. Something used to moisten, especially a cosmetic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moistener

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moistener

moiré pattern
moiré patterns
moirés
moiser
moisers
moissanite
moist gangrene
moist moment
moist rale
moist tetter
moist wart
moisted
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moisteners
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moistens
moister
moistest
moistful
moistify
moisting
moistless
moistly
moistness
moistnesses
moists
moisture

Literary usage of Moistener

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1. Human Vitality and Efficiency Under Prolonged Restricted Diet by Francis Gano Benedict (1919)
"AIR-Moistener. Since with any type of breathing appliance the purified air passing along the tube is too dry to be breathed comfortably by the subject, ..."

2. Ventilation and Humidity in Textile Mills and Factories by Cecil Howard Lander (1914)
"... Warp Moistener—Heenan and Froude's—Special Devices—Hart's Humidifying Back Best —Underground Ducts. IN general ventilation and humidification may be ..."

3. A Comparison of Methods for Determining the Respiratory Exchange of Man by Thorne Martin Carpenter (1915)
"The moistener in the spirometer unit is constructed to take advantage of this ... Details of moistener and connection for nosepieces. The air-moistener, a, ..."

4. Descriptive Catalog of the American Library Association Exhibit of Labor by American Library Association, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Charles Seymour Thompson (1914)
"The IDEAL SANITARY Moistener consists of a reservoir and a rotating cylinder, both made of glazed porcelain. The reservoir is kept partially filled with ..."

5. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1904)
"In my experience the moistener which is set above the level of the cigars ... I also find that a flat moistener set in the bottom compartment over the stock ..."

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