moisture moisture  /ˈmɔ ɪs tʃər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) wetness caused by water

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Others, including newspaper reporters, said they saw moisture on the cheeks of the statue.
  2. Rain-forest trees suck moisture from as deep as 18 m beneath the fragile surface of the land.
  3. A tropical forest stores carbon, recycles moisture, provides a haven for biodiversity but its only monetary value lies in being cut down.

News

  1. Fixes, funding brighten 'Bay Lights' day

    Fixes, funding brighten 'Bay Lights' day Crews working for the "Bay Lights" project delved into the problem and found that the damp air, high winds and bridge vibrations somehow combined to push moisture into some of the 25,000 LED lights, said Ben Davis, a public relations executive and head of the privately financed Illuminate the Arts organization, the project sponsor. Since the problem was ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Plant perennials for a water-wise garden

    KUSA - In spite of recent moisture, drought is still a big concern for most of Colorado. We need to be drought-conscious and water wise in our plant choices. That's why Debi Borden-Miller and Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado, recommend planting water-wise perennials in your garden.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: 9 News Denver

  3. Limited Benefit From West Texas Rain

    Moisture from a mid-June rain pattern in western Texas will not go very far in terms of drought relief.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: DTN / The Progressive Farmer

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Quotes

  1. "It looks like it could be a difficult wicket to get batsmen out in the second innings when all the moisture has gone out of it," Symonds said. "Bat once and hopefully bat big or (we'll) have to get out there hopefully and knock a few off in...
    on Nov 14, 2007 By: Andrew Symonds Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "The big blizzard is lending support to corn (futures) -- but at the same time, it brings moisture into portions of the Plains, which in the long run is presumably positive for wheat production, and price negative," said Bill Nelson with Doane...
    on Dec 24, 2009 By: Bill Nelson Source: Reuters

  3. Patrick writes in a letter to the US Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that farmers need the help because of crop losses "due to excessive moisture, flooding, hail and cool temperatures, resulting in late blight."
    on Sep 8, 2009 By: Deval Patrick Source: Boston Herald

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