verb (used with object)
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Origin of moss
OTHER WORDS FROM mossmosslike, adjectiveun·mossed, adjective
Words nearby moss
Definition for moss (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for moss
The more the virus replicates, the more opportunity it has to evolve around existing vaccines or natural immune responses to older variants, Moss says.Global inequity in COVID-19 vaccination is more than a moral problem|Jonathan Lambert|February 26, 2021|Science News
Moss provides credit cards and a spending platform to small and medium businesses in Germany.Corporate credit card platform Moss raises $25.5 million|Romain Dillet|January 15, 2021|TechCrunch
It’s Louisiana, so there’s some moss and the occasional palm tree.Heisman winner DeVonta Smith puts tiny town of Amite City in the spotlight|Chuck Culpepper|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
With Moss’s guidance, they both leap wittily from animation to three dimensions.
So for many tens of millions of years, plants on land had to be happy sticking like moss to the surfaces of rocks.Why Birds Can Fly Over Mount Everest - Issue 94: Evolving|Walter Murch|December 30, 2020|Nautilus
In New York, district attorneys have a tendency to grow moss-bound in their roles.Meet Dan Donovan, the Prosecutor Who Let Eric Garner’s Killer Walk|David Freedlander|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They agreed to let McKell and Moss join their tribe for a few days.
By the time the CFDA awards rolled round in early 1994, Moss was a bona fide star.
Callahan claims that within weeks of leaving the Priory, Moss “got back on drugs.”
He pops from the screen as a charismatic, occasionally messianic “human prism,” as Moss calls him.
He walked about, stumbling over sticks and stones and stumps, sometimes falling down on soft moss, and again on the hard ground.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
It was the home that had sheltered her orphan childhood; she had never slept a night from under its moss-grown roof.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
The large soft leaves and the pendent moss of the oaks were gray with dust, but the shade was cool and delicious.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Studying it very carefully, he thought he made out "Mrs." before the moss-blurred name.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
Jess quickly found a dry spot thick with moss between two stones.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
British Dictionary definitions for moss (1 of 2)
Derived forms of mossmosslike, adjectivemossy, adjectivemossiness, noun
Word Origin for moss
British Dictionary definitions for moss (2 of 2)
Scientific definitions for moss
Idioms and Phrases with moss
see rolling stone gathers no moss.