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n. - A device that dampens something.

Usage examples (6)
  • The moistener or dampener is a sort of pad equal in length to the field of action of the punches, and is affixed to a cross-bar, F, which is connected at its two...
  • A halved lemon is used as a finger moistener for those counting large amounts of bills such as tellers and cashiers
  • You might want to obtain a small letter moistener, a sponge, or a barely damp folded up paper towel to help seal the envelopes once you have stuffed them.
  • The tools of the trade were wire cutters for opening ballot boxes, rubber thimbles and puck-shaped jars of pink SortKwik fingertip moistener and calculators. for more
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