Translation of moisten in Spanish:

moisten

Pronunciation: /ˈmɔɪsn/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [soil/cloth] humedecer* moisten the sponge with sherry humedecer* el bizcocho con jerez
    More example sentences
    • Slightly moisten the rock salt with the water and spread on a tray large enough to take the oysters.
    • Dredge the bones in flour to coat, slightly moistening the bones with reserved liquid if necessary to make starch adhere.
    • To obtain each sample, 4 sterile cotton-tipped applicators were slightly moistened in sterile saline and swabbed along the length of the shaft.

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