Moistener
Moistener \Mois"ten*er\, n. One who, or that which, moistens. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • moistener — (n.) 1610s, agent noun from MOISTEN (Cf. moisten) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • moistener — noun see moisten …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • moistener — See moisten. * * * …   Universalium

  • moistener — noun Something used to moisten, especially a cosmetic …   Wiktionary

  • moistener — mɔɪsnÉ™(r) n. that which makes moist, something that adds moisture …   English contemporary dictionary

  • moistener — moist·en·er …   English syllables

  • moistener — noun a device that dampens or moistens something he used a dampener to moisten the shirts before he ironed them • Syn: ↑dampener • Derivationally related forms: ↑moisten, ↑dampen (for: ↑dampener) …   Useful english dictionary

  • moisten — moistener, n. /moy seuhn/, v.t., v.i. to make or become moist. [1570 80; MOIST + EN1] Syn. dampen, wet, sponge, spray. * * * …   Universalium

  • dampener — noun a device that dampens or moistens something he used a dampener to moisten the shirts before he ironed them • Syn: ↑moistener • Derivationally related forms: ↑moisten (for: ↑moistener), ↑dampen …   Useful english dictionary

  • moisten — verb (moistened; moistening) Date: 1580 transitive verb to make moist intransitive verb to become moist • moistener noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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