from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The property of being moist.
- n. Moisture.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being moist.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being moist; dampness; a small degree of wetness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a slight wetness
Deep bacterial infection from long-term moistness will add to the itchiness.
The texture is basically what you'd expect; extra congealed and crumbly, with the dryness of extra hard boiled egg yolks despite an eerie moistness, which is the only thing remotely egg-y about this thing.
(obtained from Table 2.) to yield a solution called the moistness value.
It is the sulphur-function coming to expression through a higher degree of 'moistness' in the relationship between gravity and levity which distinguishes volcanic regions from the rest of the otherwise 'dry' earth's crust.
The night air had the warm moistness which is so agreeable in the tropics.
My rabbit was flavorful and moist, considering how lean rabbit is it can be difficult to roast without losing moistness which is why it is often braised.
The caramel adds a little extra moistness, a little extra fudginess to the areas touched by the swirl.
Her notes comparing taste, texture and moistness of sponge cakes made from various flours.
Place rolls onto grill, basting them with extra marinade ensuring good moistness and taste.
There is not the enduring moistness in my mouth that was when I was young.