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  • v. to wet; to moisten.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To moisten; to wet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To moisten; wet; water.
  • In chem., to become moist by attracting vapor of water from the atmosphere; to deliquesce.

Etymologies

See humectate. (Wiktionary)

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  • Also humectate to moisten;to wet;to become moistened

    November 6, 2007