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Meaning of MOISTURE

Pronunciation:  'moyschur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  wetness caused by water; "drops of wet gleamed on the window"

MOISTURE is a 8 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: wet
 See Also: wetness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mois"ture\, n. [Cf. OF. moistour, F. moiteur.]
1. A moderate degree of wetness. --Bacon.

2. That which moistens or makes damp or wet; exuding fluid;
   liquid in small quantity.

         All my body's moisture Scarce serves to quench my
         furnace-burning heat.                 --Shak.

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