- Moisture is defined as a small amount of wetness.
When hot water runs through pipes and condensation causes the pipes to drip a little tiny bit of water on your basement floor, this resulting water is an example of moisture.
Origin: OFr moisteur from moiste: see moist
- moistureless adjective
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- Diffuse wetness that can be felt as vapor in the atmosphere or condensed liquid on the surfaces of objects; dampness.
- The state or quality of being damp.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from moiste, moist; see moist.