moisture noun

ADJ. excess | earth, soil | body

QUANT. bead, drop, droplet

VERB + MOISTURE absorb, draw (in/up) Wind is caused by the sun drawing up moisture from the earth. | conserve, hold (in), retain | lose

MOISTURE + VERB get in, penetrate sth Tiles stop moisture penetrating your walls. | evaporate

MOISTURE + NOUN loss | content

PREP. ~ in the moisture in the soil