Definition of 'moisture'
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Because of the moisture in the air, including our sweat. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That cooled the air close to the ground until its moisture condensed into dew, or frost when the surface was below freezing. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They have a low moisture content, with dense and sweet flesh, and can be stored into spring. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It will be hard for players to sweat due to moisture in the atmosphere. The Sun (2014)Tomatoes grown outside in the soil are good moisture indicators. The Sun (2011)What we do know is that warmer air holds more moisture. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This needs to contain plant foods and also retain moisture. Planning the Organic Herb Garden (1986)It likes a little moisture in the ground and can cope with a degree of shade. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Changes in soil moisture could be killing off starlings. The Sun (2010)This heating process removes moisture from the air. Take Care of Your Skin (1990)This helps to retain moisture and increase flowering performance. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Both like light shade and a good degree of moisture in the soil. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There were no clouds or moisture in the air to hold in the heat. The Broken God (1993)The hard crimson shell retains the moisture for long periods. Food Watch (1994)Another man could judge the moisture content of a roll of pulp by a quick slap of his hand. The Constraints of Corporate Tradition (1987)Or you can simply replace any plants that like dry or moist soils with serious moisture lovers and hope for the best. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This will lock the moisture into the ground, suppress weeds and improve the fertility of the soil. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A higher moisture content keeps the temperature lower. Secrets of the Soil (1990)They need to be exposed to the air, as they draw moisture from the atmosphere and supply it to the plant. The Sun (2008)When an established tree is removed or a new one added, it can affect the moisture content of the surrounding soil. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Give the courgettes a light squeeze to remove excess surface moisture, then lay on a towel and give them a light pat. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If the weather is very humid and there is lots of moisture in the atmosphere, then they can take quite a while longer to cook. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Wool insulation can absorb up to 35% of its own weight in moisture from the atmosphere, thereby helping to preserve timbers from mould. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'moisture'
British English: moisture /ˈmɔɪstʃə/ NOUN
Moisture is tiny drops of water in the air or on a surface.
When the soil is dry, more moisture is lost from the plant.
- American English: moisture
- Arabic: رُطُوبَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: umidade
- Chinese: 潮湿
- Croatian: vlaga
- Czech: vlhkost
- Danish: fugt
- Dutch: vocht
- European Spanish: humedad
- Finnish: kosteus
- French: humidité
- German: Feuchtigkeit
- Greek: υγρασία
- Italian: umidità
- Japanese: 湿気
- Korean: 습기
- Norwegian: fuktighet
- Polish: zawilgocenie
- European Portuguese: humidade
- Romanian: umezeală
- Russian: влажность
- Spanish: humedad
- Swedish: fukt
- Thai: ความชื้น
- Turkish: nem
- Ukrainian: волога
- Vietnamese: hơi nước
Definition of moisture from the Collins English Dictionary
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