from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Slightly wet; damp or humid. See Synonyms at wet.
- adj. Filled with or characterized by moisture.
- adj. Tearful.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Moderately wet; damp; humid; not dry.
- adj. Fresh, or new.
- transitive v. To moisten.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- New; fresh.
- Damp; slightly wet; suffused with wetness in a moderate degree: as, moist air; a moist hand.
- n. Wetness; wet; moisture.
- To make moist; moisten.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. slightly wet
Keep them moist -- not wet and sodden, but _moist_ all the time.
I also do not like the word moist, which is why you will never see any discussion of Duncan Hines products in this space.
Late Night tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross that he is appreciative of the word moist - for being the "worst word ever."
Milk from another animal that is treated with a bacteria from the lining of a calves stomach and then inoculated with another bacteria to form mold and then left to age in moist dark cool place.
It grows 3 to 5 feet high and wide in moist soil and partial shade and blooms white from June to September.
Be sure to keep your child's skin moist with softening lotions (ask your doctor for a recommendation) and keep his or her fingernails trimmed.
Dry the board thoroughly, because bacteria thrive in moist places, says Alan Greene, a pediatrician at Stanford's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.
Unfortunately as we age and our bodies produce less estrogen, that means that they also produce less collagen and oil that help keep our skin moist and youthful looking.
Propagation: Desert rose can be propagated by seed, cuttings, or simply sticking dried-out branches in moist sand.
The sweetened coconut has sugar added to it before drying, so it tends to be a bit sweeter and more moist from the outset.