Meaning of “moisten” in the English Dictionary

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"moisten" in British English

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moistenverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈmɔɪ.sən/ us /ˈmɔɪ.sən/

to make something slightly wet or to become slightly wet:

Moisten the cloth before using it to clean glass.

(Definition of “moisten” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)