lose+moisture

  • 1 moisture — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ excess ▪ soil ▪ body ▪ surface … OF MOISTURE ▪ bead …

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  • 2 lose — verb 1 not keep ADVERB ▪ forever VERB + LOSE ▪ be about to, be going to, be likely to, stand to ▪ The company stands to lose if this deal falls through …

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  • 3 art conservation and restoration — Maintenance and preservation of works of art, their protection from future damage, deterioration, or neglect, and the repair or renovation of works that have deteriorated or been damaged. Research in art history has relied heavily on 20th and… …

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  • 4 Heliciculture — (snail farming) is the process of farming or raising snails.HistoryRoasted snail shells have been found in archaeological excavations, an indication that snails have been eaten since prehistoric times [ [http://watarts.uwaterloo.ca/… …

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  • 5 sweat — I. verb (sweat or sweated; sweating) Etymology: Middle English sweten, from Old English swǣtan, from swāt sweat; akin to Old High German sweiz sweat, Latin sudare to sweat, Greek hidrōs sweat Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1 …

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  • 6 desert — desert1 desertic /di zerr tik/, adj. desertlike, adj. /dez euhrt/, n. 1. a region so arid because of little rainfall that it supports only sparse and widely spaced vegetation or no vegetation at all: The Sahara is a vast sandy desert. 2. any area …

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  • 7 Soil — For other uses, see Soil (disambiguation). A represents soil; B represents laterite, a regolith; C represents saprolite, a less weathered regolith; the bottommost layer represents bedrock …

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  • 8 List of common misconceptions — This incomplete list is not intended to be exhaustive. This is a list of current, widely held, false ideas and beliefs about notable topics which have been reported by reliable sources from around the world. Each has been discussed in published… …

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  • 9 dry — dryable, adj. dryly, adv. dryness, n. /druy/, adj., drier, driest, v., dried, drying, n., pl. drys, dries. adj …

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  • 10 dry — [[t]draɪ[/t]] adj. dri•er, dri•est, 1) free from moisture or excess moisture; not moist; not wet 2) having or characterized by little or no rain: the dry season[/ex] 3) characterized by absence, deficiency, or failure of natural or ordinary… …

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  • 11 Drought in the United Kingdom — Droughts in the United Kingdom are a relatively common feature of the weather in the UK, with one around every 5–10 years on average. These droughts are usually confined to summer, when a blocking high causes hot, dry weather for an extended… …

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  • 12 dry — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. arid, thirsty (see dryness); barren, sterile; humorless, grave. See impotence, weariness. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Having little or no moisture] Syn. arid, parched, waterless, dried up, evaporated …

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  • 13 dry — /draɪ / (say druy) adjective (drier, driest) 1. free from moisture; not moist; not wet. 2. not in or under the waters of the sea, rivers, etc.: the dry land. 3. having little or no rain: a dry climate; a dry season. 4. characterised by absence,… …

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  • 14 Tanning — For other uses, see Tanning (disambiguation). For human tanning, see Sun tanning. Tannery redirects here. For other uses, see Tannery (disambiguation). Tanned leather in Marrakech …

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  • 15 dry — 1. adjective /draɪ/ a) Free from liquid or moisture. Could you hand me a dry towel? b) Free of water in any state; anhydrous My throat feels itchy and dry. Syn …

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  • 16 dry — I. a. 1. Free from moisture, dried. 2. Arid, parched. 3. Thirsty, craving drink. 4. Uninteresting, barren, dull, jejune, meagre, tame, vapid, dreary, tiresome, tedious, unembellished, plain. 5. Sarcastic, severe, sly, keen, sharp. II. v. a.… …

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  • 17 Xeroderma — The surface of the knuckles of a hand with xeroderma Xeroderma, literally meaning dry skin , is a condition involving the integumentary system, which in most cases can safely be treated with emollients and/or moisturizers. Xeroderma occurs most… …

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  • 18 desiccate —   To lose or cause to lose moisture …

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  • 19 evaporate — v. 1 intr. turn from solid or liquid into vapour. 2 intr. & tr. lose or cause to lose moisture as vapour. 3 intr. & tr. disappear or cause to disappear (our courage evaporated). Phrases and idioms: evaporated milk milk concentrated by partial… …

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  • 20 Death Valley National Park — IUCN Category II (National Park) …

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