Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To moisten; to wet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb archaic to wet; to moisten.

Etymologies

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See humectate.

Examples

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

    November 6, 2007