Definition of 'moist'
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Allowing the joint to cool in the sauce will keep the meat moist and thicken the stew. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Plant in moist soil in partial shade. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Keep the rice moist but not too wet. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Grow in a sheltered position where you can smell the flowers in moist, well-drained soil. The Sun (2016)Ideally, plant them straight away, or heel them in somewhere in moist soil in the shade before moving them to their permanent position. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Additional stuffing under the skin is a nice touch and keeps the meat moist. The Sun (2011)The surface of the compost should be reasonably moist and free of weeds. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Then serve to exceptionally moist carrot cake. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This will keep the tree moist and hold it firmly in the container. The Sun (2009)The ground needs to be kept reasonably moist and you should remove any weeds that emerge. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Leave to soak for at least six hours or ideally overnight for a really moist cake. The Sun (2014)They clump up happily over a few years in moist soil and you can divide them with ease. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Enough moist air reaches the capital to make it a wetter and duller place but it is also warmer. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Keep it moist but not wet. The Sun (2011)Needs moist soil all year round. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Bake for ten minutes on a middle shelf until the fish is just cooked and the vegetables are moist rather than wet. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The flesh is creamy, moist and very good. Food Watch (1994)These plants need a sunny position and fertile, moist soil. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It should still be slightly moist in the centre, but it will firm up as it cools. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The crumbs should still be slightly moist to the touch; they will dry and harden as they cool. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But the mass of warm, moist tropical air carried in an old hurricane can hang in the atmosphere like an unexploded bomb. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The lamb continues to cook while it is left to rest, leaving the meat so moist and tender that you can virtually cut it with a spoon. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'moist'
British English: moist /mɔɪst/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is moist is slightly wet.
The soil is moist after the September rain.
- American English: moist
- Arabic: مُبَلّلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: úmido
- Chinese: 潮湿的
- Croatian: vlažan
- Czech: vlhký
- Danish: fugtig
- Dutch: vochtig
- European Spanish: húmedo
- Finnish: kostea
- French: moite
- German: feucht
- Greek: υγρός
- Italian: umido
- Japanese: 湿った
- Korean: 축축한
- Norwegian: fuktig
- Polish: wilgotny
- European Portuguese: húmido
- Romanian: umed
- Russian: влажный
- Spanish: húmedo
- Swedish: fuktig
- Thai: ชื้น
- Turkish: ıslak
- Ukrainian: вологий
- Vietnamese: ẩm ướt
Definition of moist from the Collins English Dictionary
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