Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or resembling dew; dewy: specifically applied to certain curious figures or appearances seen on polished solid surfaces after breathing on them, also to a class of related phenomena produced under various conditions. See cohesion figures, under cohesion.

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

  • adjective Of or pertaining to dew; resembling dew; dewy.
  • adjective (Physics) figures which appear upon a polished surface, as glass, when objects which have been near to, or in contact with, the surface are removed and the surface breathed upon; -- called also Moser's images.

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

  • adjective Resembling or pertaining to dew; dewy.

Etymologies

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Latin ros, roris, dew.

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