Translation of moisten in Spanish:

moisten

humedecer, v.

Pronunciation /ˈmɔɪs(ə)n//ˈmɔɪs(ə)n/

transitive verb

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    (soil/cloth) humedecer
    moisten the sponge with sherry humedecer el bizcocho con jerez
    • Martina moistens her lips, looking down the hallway towards the ICU area.
    • Slightly moisten the rock salt with the water and spread on a tray large enough to take the oysters.
    • He slowed his pace slightly and swallowed to moisten his fear-parched throat.
    • Encourage roots to grow downward by watering enough to moisten the soil about 6 inches down.
    • He paused, moistening his lower lip, nervous of her reaction.
    • Dredge the bones in flour to coat, slightly moistening the bones with reserved liquid if necessary to make starch adhere.
    • To grow poppies, simply cultivate the area, rake smooth and moisten the soil.
    • Alicia licked her lips, trying to moisten her parched mouth.
    • Gel is better than lotion, she says, because it moistens and soothes the skin without penetrating it and causing more irritation.
    • To obtain each sample, 4 sterile cotton-tipped applicators were slightly moistened in sterile saline and swabbed along the length of the shaft.
    • This compound expands when moistened and begins the process of separating the block of stone from the quarry wall.
    • Jonnie moistens his lips and asks the question a second time.
    • A fitness facial for men will cleanse hydrate, moisten and refresh the skin.
    • Just make sure the roses receive enough water to moisten the soil to a depth of 18 inches every week during the growing season.
    • A well-prepared turducken is a marvelous treat, a free-form poultry terrine layered with flavorful stuffing and moistened with duck fat.
    • Water the garden thoroughly the day before planting to moisten the soil.
    • I lick my lips trying to moisten my mouth a bit and speak.
    • Blinking produces tears that can help moisten and lubricate your eyes.
    • Basal tears are shed continually in order to moisten and protect the surface of the eye.
    • The fine powder has to be slightly moistened and formed into granules to make a product which will dissolve without bedding down into a lumpy mass.