How to use Moisten in a sentence
She tried to moisten her lips with a dry tongue.
To prevent the atmosphere from becoming unduly dry a pan of water is fitted to the stove; this serves to moisten the air before it passes into the distributing flues.
The goblet cells and the glands constantly secrete mucous, which serves to moisten the inhaled air and trap dust and bacteria.
Simply moisten a cotton pad and run it across the eyes to remove all traces of makeup, including your stubborn mascara.
Should Algosteril adhere to the wound surface, simply moisten with saline solution to remove.Advertisement
The secretions of the mucous membrane of the nasal cavity, and a pair of naso-lacrymal glands (not to be confounded with the Harderian and the lacrymal glands), moisten and clean the chamber.
If the cat urine is already dry, wet a cloth and moisten the area to make it easier to clean.
Alternatively, moisten a cotton ball with water and clean the outer flap of her ear.
Moisten the rim of a stemmed glass with lime juice, dip it in salt and add the contents of shaker.
For a more intense color, you could also moisten the shadow brush before applying.Advertisement
Season with salt, pepper, and sage, and moisten very slightly with milk.
You should always have a fresh bowl available for your pet, but you can also add a small amount to your homemade mix to moisten it as needed.
To prevent two common side effects of CPAP, nasal dryness and nasal congestion, most CPAP machines now warm and moisten the air before delivering it through the nasal mask.
Show kids how to press the seeds down and moisten the dirt.
The ferrous chloride formed at the same time is converted into ferric chloride which can be used to moisten the heaps.Advertisement
Godlas says astronauts could force water between their two hands and then moisten the body during a minor ablution.
Water soluble lubricating gels can moisten the lips without the dehydrating effects of glycerol and paraffin based products.
Stir in the flour thoroughly, then moisten with the stock.
Use mashed pinto beans to moisten and extend ground meats for burgers and meatloaf.
Moisten a sterile seed starting mix and plant 1 to 2 seeds per cell, 1/4 inch deep.Advertisement
If roots become dry, lightly moisten them just before planting, but do not leave plants sitting in standing water.
Moisten stain with lemon juice, then treat it with salt and put the fabric in the sun.
If you are finding that you cannot slide the lens off of your eye, then you will want to use a few rewetting drops in your eye to moisten the lens.
B vitamins can also moisten and protect dry, black hair that may be at risk for damage or breakage.
Simply cut your preferred design away from the sheet, moisten it as directed and gently press it to your skin where you want the tattoo placed.Advertisement
Color directly onto the stamp, breath gently over the image to moisten the ink, then stamp in your altered book.
To apply, moisten the back, press it onto the nail and seal it with a top coat.
Moisten an aspirin tablet and rub it on the wound.
A good rule of thumb is that seeds should be at a depth of three to four times the diameter of the seeds.Using you spray bottle or mister, moisten the soil.
If the situation is cool, the stone hard, and the concrete carefully rammed directly it is laid down and kept moist with damp cloths, only just sufficient to moisten the whole mass is required.Advertisement
It is a most perfect non-conductor of electricity, and in its dry state the fibres frequently get so electrically excited as to seriously interfere with their working, so that it becomes necessary to moisten them with glycerin or soapy solutions.