moistening

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Verb[edit]

moistening

  1. Present participle of moisten.

Noun[edit]

moistening (plural moistenings)

  1. The act of making something moist.
    • 1803, William Taplin, The Sporting Dictionary and Rural Repository of General Information Upon Every Subject Appertaining to the Sports of the Field
      In all slight and superficial galls, two or three moistenings of the part with cold vinegar will allay the inflammation, and harden the surface []

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