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- A moderate degree of wetness.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
- That which moistens or makes damp or wet; exuding fluid; liquid in small quantity.
- All my body’s moisture Scarce serves to quench my furnace-burning heat. -William Shakespeare
- (medicine) Skin moisture noted as dry, moist, clammy, or diaphoretic as part of the skin signs assessment.
a moderate degree of wetness
that which moistens or makes damp