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noun as in dampness; liquid

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Unusually wet winters promote the growth of trees and other plants, followed by dry, hot summers that draw the moisture out of them.

September and October typically mark the peak of California’s fire season, when plants have been sapped of moisture by the state’s dry summer.

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Such patterns include the intermittent oceanic warming known as El Niño, the extent of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean and the amounts of moisture in soils across the continents.

It’s like a tornado, which dissipates under the wrong temperature and moisture conditions.

The device now generated about five times more power than it had with the natural moisture.

Turns out that wool regulates temperature, repels water, wicks away moisture, and resists stains and dirt.

The excessive snowfall was due to an abundance of moisture in the storm system.

On one hand, warmer air can hold more moisture than cool air can, so moisture content will increase with global temperatures.

Kathie goes too far in a segment about ants that “are seeking out moisture.”

Global cooling meant that the air had less capacity to hold moisture from the oceans, leading to fewer rains and more arid climes.

The little mouth puckered at the corners and moisture gathered in the blue eyes.

The moisture gives mildness to the tobacco, but renders inhalation so difficult that weak lungs are unfitted to bear it.

The crop is usually bountiful, notwithstanding the heat of the summer and the absence of moisture in the soil.

Should it still be too moist to be sown, it must be again turned over, and mixed with some dry substance to absorb the moisture.

A bed turned in the Fall will hold moisture better than burned later.


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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to moisture, such as: fog, humidity, mist, perspiration, precipitation, and rain.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.