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moisture

[ mois-cher ]
/ ˈmɔɪs tʃər /
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noun

condensed or diffused liquid, especially water: moisture in the air.
a small quantity of liquid, especially water; enough liquid to moisten.

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Origin of moisture

1325–75; Middle English; see moist, -ure; compare Middle French moistour

OTHER WORDS FROM moisture

mois·ture·less, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for moisture

moisture
/ (ˈmɔɪstʃə) /

noun

water or other liquid diffused as vapour or condensed on or in objects

Derived forms of moisture

moistureless, adjective
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