- moist gangrene,
- moist rale,
- moist wart,
Origin of moisture
Examples from the Web for moisture
The excessive snowfall was due to an abundance of moisture in the storm system.Hercules, Schmercules. Here Are America’s 5 Worst Blizzards|Nina Strochlic|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On one hand, warmer air can hold more moisture than cool air can, so moisture content will increase with global temperatures.
They protect the flesh from the heat, allowing the fish to steam in its own moisture.
This plant will thrive best in a deep, rich soil, where there is plenty of moisture.The Vegetable Garden|Anonymous
By keeping the surface broken and well pulverized the moisture rises sufficiently to insure a crop.Our Italy|Charles Dudley Warner
The whole scene came back on him, and a moisture sprang to his eyes.When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete|Gilbert Parker
The warmth and moisture of the mouth make these matters decompose quickly.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
They should therefore only be pressed sufficiently to allow the excess of moisture to be extracted.Photographic Amusements, Ninth Edition|Walter E. Woodbury and Frank R. Fraprie
mid-14c., from Old French moistour "moisture, dampness, wetness" (13c., Modern French moiteur), from moiste (see moist).